Most of my writing is typically devoted to the portrayal of the humorous side of parental life; this isn't one of those times. This choice of topic is a departure for me, because it feels unbearably heavy, and I know that for some, it'll feel too ...more
The time of The X-Files return is almost upon us! The show that was one of the first to introduce me to the concept of "shipping" (wanting two characters to be in a relationship) will make a six episode return, starting later this month. ...more
My kids have wanted to play football since they were little boys, and my husband and I have always said no.
We allow them access to every other sport and hobby that they love. They take dance class and play on lacrosse and basketball teams. As a ...more
It’s a few hours before the Hello Kitty Supercute Opening Party at the Experience Music Project, and I’m having a moment of fashion indecision: should I wear my black-framed Hello Kitty glasses, or the white-framed specs? Since I wore the white ...more
Reading challenges are a great way to find new books, reach goals, and remind yourself to... well... read. It's too easy to surf blogs and play games on your phone in the evening rather than picking up a good book.
Joining a reading challege will ...more
Let me be clear - if Bernie Sanders wins the nomination, I will vote for him. I will enthusiastically support him. No hesitation, no bitterness, no hissy fits. Just pragmatic decisions to keep the country moving forward. It is ridiculous to think otherwise. However, I think Hillary is the better candidate. And I don't have to explain why....more
Beyoncé dropped that fire... I mean for a while I was NOT a fan. But I guess it's time I dust off my Bey Hive wings and glitter crown because she came out the woodworks with a mean black power trap banger. I won't lie, I once thought Bey was vapid and aloof and not paying attention in her glass tower; apparently I was wrong. She let everybody know that #blackgirlmagic is real.
The San Francisco Bay Area is rolling out the red and gold for one its biggest events of the year. Not the Super Bowl (although I hear plenty of people are celebrating that, too). It’s the Lunar New Year, most often called Chinese New Year, which begins on Monday, February 8. In a periodic alignment of the moon and the NFL calendar, football’s holiest day also lands on the same weekend as the biggest holiday for many Asian cultures, including Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, and Vietnamese....more
Morgan Freeman is the recipient of the 43rd Annual Chaplin Award. Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the gala will take place on Monday, April 25, 2016. It will celebrate the remarkable career of the Academy-Award winning actor with celebrity guests, as well as movie and interview clips ....more
Sigh! I guess we all knew the end must come, but I really don't want the cute to end!!On Feb 5th, the Bromance casts held their wrap up party and even had a brief interview. In the interview, our two leads decided to have an air kiss via Qing Yang ....more
Police detain a man during the celebrations in Cologne (Getty Images) Yet another horrific incident of mass sexual violence in Cologne: Police reported 22 sexual assaults on the opening night of the city’s annual carnival and a female journalist is sexually assaulted by two men live on T.V. Christopher O’Kroley confesses to murdering Wisconsin woman who “he believed … had rejected his romantic advances,” police say. A woman crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who paid to have her killed. “Surprise! ...more
At the Watchers’ Council, Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Is There A Refugee Crisis? If So, How Would You Solve It? ...more
I’m probably most interested and curious in the KBS Wed-Thurs lineup in the new year of 2016 K-dramas. I don’t necessarily think it’s the strongest works in the making, nor have hopes that ratings will be good since that’s totally … Continue reading → ...more