A Journey to Thailand

Living in Washington is wonderful.  The city is a museum, culture is everywhere, and politics often makes sleeping pill prescriptions totally unnecessary.  Sometimes I lose sight of how interesting and different our city is, but events like the one I attended on Friday night shake out complacency. Yes, I was […]

In Love with Korean TV

Okay, I admit it, I’ve got a problem.  I am absolutely addicted to Korean TV.  Yes, it is in Korean.  No, I don’t speak Korean.  Thankfully there are subtitles. Imagine Disney merged with your steamiest soap opera merged with the history channel.  Welcome to Korean TV — or […]

Fashion Faux Pas and Revenge in D.C.

Ellen Byerrum is fantastic.  She’s a novelist, playwright, reporter, Washington journalist, and a graduate of private investigator school in Virginia. Her Crime of Fashion mysteries star a savvy, stylish female sleuth named Lacey Smithsonian, a reluctant fashion reporter in Washington D.C. Her books are fun, sassy and unexpected. […]

Let Down by Gravity

Gravity is the latest in a string of spectacular films by two of my favorite actors, George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.  The cinematography is incredible and well worth seeing in 3-D.  My husband enjoyed it so much, that after seeing it by himself, he dragged me to the […]

No MuuMuu, Please!

With my friends Carey Baldwin and Lena Diaz out on book tours doing presentations on radio and TV, I thought I’d mention Jan Fox’s great book, No MuuMuu, Please! once again.  I met Jan, a four-time Emmy award winner and news personality, at a local National Speakers Association […]