If Only I Could Have Some Ooh La La Too!

My mother’s side of the family is all French. Actually, French Canadian… from Trois-Rivières — (Three Rivers, Quebec) but presumably we have roots on the continent of Europe, if you go back far enough. Unfortunately, I know very little of my French geneology… but I think I’ve got a bit of something I can trace back to the streets of Pareee…. Which makes it all the more significant that I read this latest book by a blogging friend of mine, Jamie Cat Callan: Ooh La La!: French Women’s Secrets to Feeling Beautiful Every Day… publication date is set for May Read More …

How Long Could You Talk?

The other day, Ron Paul, Senator from Kentucky held forth in a filibuster for 13 hours!!! His point was political and after it was all said and done he was pleased with the result. I’m not questioning his politics, though there is a lot to question…. but it got me thinking. If you had a point you wanted to make, could you do it, standing and talking for 13 hours without much of a break? (I think he had minor 2-3 minute pauses when another speaker would interrupt… but only for a very few minutes.) It’s quite a feat. I Read More …

Oh The Things I Could Do!

The people next door are selling their house. I’d love to buy it but I do not have the flow of cash to secure the property…. sigh…. but it would be a good idea… Just think what I might do with a half acre on Cape Cod? You see there’s this empty lot behind the lot, and it gives me lots of ideas for expansion and contraption… such things are possible! I could build a putting green a small inground swimming pool a badminton court how about horse shoe rings and a go cart raceway Oh the things I might Read More …