image from google.caIt's funny how names, phrases and snatches of songs play through my mind.  They come on airs of whimsy, unsolicited and unexpected....more

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

The Inspiration"A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but there were three gardeners at it, busily painting them red....more

You’ve Lost Your Muchness

You’ve lost your muchness.These are the words the Mad Hatter spoke to Alicein Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland (2010). After approximately a decade, she had been called back into Wonderland to slay the Jabberwocky. There was conflict amongst the characters, and even with Alice herself as to whether or not she, in fact, was the realAlice....more

Disney's Alice in Wonderland; The Second Half of the Dozen Cupcakes

Part two of the Alice in Wonderland cupcakes. Cheshire Cat Notes...more

Aging Parents: Alice and Schrodinger's Cheshire Cat!

Cece’s dad has recently gotten out of the hospital.  That very morning, she called her dad to see how he was doing. No answer.  She called an hour later…still no answer.  Then 2 hours later and still no answer. Of course, she worried that he was dead because he did not answer....more

Pop Culture Potpourri — 1/19/2011

Hey! Good afternoon my dear lil readers. I hope today finds you all well and enjoying the reprieve from the bitter cold snowy/icy/slushy weather....more

Erana in Wonderland

Erana in Wonderland ...more

Grab Some Pillows and Pop Some Corn: 5 Best DVD Releases for June

Big screen or rental? That's the Mason/Dixon line of movie preview watching. Some get thrown in the "never" bucket, while others are tagged "must see on a large screen." Others get "rental" coughed at them in a Jim Belushi Animal House voice. I like to take a second during the first week of each month to do some digital gardening in my DVD rental queue, bumping some new movies up my list. Here are my best recommendations from the DVDs releasing in June: ...more