Monthly Archives: February 2011

A STUTTERING KING, A PSYCHO BALLERINA, AND A FIGHTER’S FAMILY TOP OSCARS

It is now the morning after the night before and most of Hollywood is probably waking up with a hangover. The gowns are hanging in the closet or hung over a chair, the jewels are tucked away, the upswept hair-dos brushed … Continue reading

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AND THE OSCAR GOES TO………

Sunday is the 83rd Annual Academy Awards presentation. This, according to my husband, is the super bowl of awards shows. We will cozy up next to the TV and eagerly wait to see our favorite movie stars in all their glam … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. PRESIDENT(S)

Today is Presidents Day, or so I thought and I bet you thought so too. However, it is not now, nor has it ever been, officially “Presidents Day.” The legal holiday we are celebrating today is Washington’s Birthday. George Washington, … Continue reading

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WHY WE NEED TO SAVE THE ARTS

I have several passions in life and the arts are one of them. I’m not sure why I’m so passionate about preserving the arts, perhaps it is because I never received much of an education and thus an opportunity to … Continue reading

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MY CALENDAR COLORING BOOK: RED IS FOR FEBRUARY

 When one thinks of February the color red automatically comes to mind. The most obvious is the red found in sentimental Valentine’s Day cards or the bright red heart-shaped box of chocolates. It is a welcome color coming in the … Continue reading

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MAN WITH THE GOLDEN VOICE REVEALS NEW IMAGE

Looking very dapper and professional in his new gray suit with complementary gray stripped tie, Ted Williams appeared on CBS “The Early Show” today to update us on his progress. He looks like a new person with new clothes, glasses … Continue reading

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MARK TWAIN IS SPINNING IN HIS GRAVE

The recent decision to rewrite Mark Twain’s, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, must have him more than turning over in his grave—he must be spinning in his grave. It is an American classic and has been called the first great American … Continue reading

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