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Video of the Day–Stripping for AIDS Research

As longtime followers know, I spent my formative years watching soaps with my mom.  Between 1995 and 2014, I’d tune in to watch the goings on in the fictional town of Port Charles.  Even though, I stopped watching General Hospital two years ago, I still like to check it out at least one week a …

Video of the Day–Haters Gon Hate

Say what you want about this song, but Taylor Swift got one thing right–haters really are going to hate.  There are some people that are never going to like you; no matter what you do or say, you will never get their respect and you’re never going to impress them.  There’s a simple reason for …

Romance and Recipes–Cooking Disasters

Why did she have to make the bread?  Everything would have been fine without the bread.  Everyone told her making bread was a BAD idea.  But did she listen?  No.  She just had to make bread.  Now, her kitchen–not to mention her lungs–was charred, she was minus one eyebrow, and her cat was cowering in …

Classic Movie Review: “White Christmas”

Every year when I was a kid, my mom would put on White Christmas.  Most people talk about how great It’s a Wonderful Life is and how it is a Christmas institution, but for me it isn’t Christmas without a viewing of the Bing Crosby/Danny Kaye movie.  With music by Irving Berlin and a cheery plot, how …

Sometimes I Just Need to Write

The news today is just numbing.  I’ve had CNN on for over two hours, watching the violence unfold in Paris and all I want to do is cry.  I’ve never been to France, but I’m told that parts of my family came from there.  Today, we’re all French.  We’re all sad and angry.  Horrified by …

Romance and Recipes–Mini Meatloaf Brains

Romance doesn’t just end with the Happily Ever After–in most cases, there is a Babylogue to show us that the protagonists have made it work (not that kids are the thing that makes a relationship work or last).  Well, for those protagonists with a gaggle of kids to take trick or treating tomorrow, here’s a …

Video of the Day–We Remember the Victims

I try not to get political on this blog–probably the only place I don’t, if I’m being honest.  Those who know me personally know that I am a liberal Democrat because I do tend to be vocal about what I see as being wrong with this country.  One of the biggest issues I have is …

Romance and Recipes–Mom’s Lasagna

Cooking tends to play a big role in romance novels.  Most of these scenes take place in contemporary romance novels, as we wouldn’t see the lady of the house cooking the meals and no matter how much the Cook/servants love their “masters” no romance would depict scenes of these people around the stove cooking with …