Hollywood likes to play with the make-believe phenomenon of switching lives with someone else, usually by some unexplained magic that occurs and each person’s being goes into the other one’s body. This plot makes for cheap and easy laughs and has taken the form of Freaky Friday, The Hot Chick and The Change Up. It always involves two […]
Friday the 13th
When I realized today is Friday the 13th, I admit that I got a little smile on my face like I was back in 5th grade and kids would get freaked out by the date and talk about it all day. I actually thought, maybe I should watch a scary movie tonight! That got me […]
Nature, or (Disney) Nurture?
You know how sometimes a certain theme or topic keeps reoccurring in your life and it keeps coming up enough that you feel like you should stop and devote some time to it? Well lately for me that has been the topic of little girls going through a ‘Princess Phase’. I have several friends and […]
Have you noticed the abundance of jewelry/accessories/clothing featured OWLS in the past year? All of the sudden they seemed be everywhere; owl necklaces, owl belts, owl rings, etc. It’s such a random creature to feature in retail stores that it really made me notice. (and yes, okay, I bought an owl ring) But it got me […]
Mad Men, the 80’s, and Now
I recently started watching Mad Men. And like a good little NetFlix-er, I started from the beginning with the first season. First of all – freakin, frackin, LOVE it. Second, it has me thinking about the workplace and how far women have come in their careers, earning respect, and creating equality. But the series stands out SO […]
The Grinch’s Dog?