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 […]

The Virtue of Virtual Friendship

Millions of people were stunned last week to discover the amazing singing group, Forte, had only met a few days before their TV audition on America’s Got Talent.  Up until then, they’d only met online. It may seem odd to most people that you could form friendships or […]

Summer Movie Reviews 2013

After being in bed, sick with bronchitis, I finally have been catching up on some new movie releases.  While they range from literary to sci fi to feel good, I wanted to share my favorites with you. The Great Gatsby Can I tell you how much I love this film?  […]

What Makes It Really Spring?

My dear friend, Cecily, wrote this lovely piece about what makes it spring. With the weather here in the DC area having gone from summer temperatures, to snow, to light jacket weather, to frost this morning, I really needed a refresher on how to spot it. Thanks, Cecily, […]