Monthly Archives: May 2012

Get Your Culture Here

I invite you to “culture-up” two different ways: BackBeat City’s year-end production, Learn Love V, is being produced for the 5th year in a row (hence the “V”).  According to those in the know, “This ain’t your typical recital! This … Continue reading

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Wild Iris Near The Connecticut River

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Contemplating The Joy Of The Center Hall Colonial

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Thank God It’s Saturday And You Lived To Read This Blog Post

Spanx should come out with a new “truss version” for vain old folks with hernias. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I figured out why I am such a good conversationalist.  It’s because I spend all my spare, waking time talking to myself. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I … Continue reading

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Getting Too Personal

In my twenties, I found it amusing to look at the personal ads in the local “hip, free” newspaper, the Hartford Advocate.  I thought it was wild that people would represent themselves with various acronyms (MWM was a married white … Continue reading

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I Miss The King

PBS ran a documentary the other night about Johnny Carson.  I hate to gush, but that guy was just amazing.  A brilliant writer, here is a selection of his quotes that especially tickle me: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Did you know Richard Nixon … Continue reading

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A Very Happy Mothers’ Day

This seems like a wonderful day to re-run a post I did about my mom about thirteen months ago.  Plus, since I’m a mother, too, I can re-post this with very little effort, and cash in on my day when … Continue reading

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Shades of Fraud

I’ve read about people in prominent positions (such as the CEO of an enormous corporation, or the star of a hugely successful TV program) who have said, at the height of their success, something along the lines of “I know … Continue reading

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Catch Some Rising Stars!

If you’re in the Rhode Island area, check this out!  And vote for my friend Jamarr (JJ) Johnson if you go.  Surely he will be the funniest.  Wish I could go to cheer him on!  

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Russell’s Nooky Book

Russell Brand and I are destined to meet:  he’s always imagined that he came from a distant planet, and I’ve always imagined meeting a visitor from a distant planet. I just finished Mr. Brand’s first memoir, “My Booky Wook”, and … Continue reading

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