Category Archives: Seasonal Stuff

When the Levee Breaks, a Son of a Son of a Sailor ends Up On Cripple Creek

Water. Sun. Tasty icy beverages. Summahtime. ‘Tis evidently the theme (of sorts) to something called a blog hop…a meme of which I was not clearly aware until Kim, a partner in crime over at The Music Mamas asked us to contribute a song for her post there. Music Mama Mari did one, too. You know…

I’m on hiatus.

That sounds way better than “I’m burned out and my brain is mush, so I’m taking the month off from blogging/web design/social media.”…right? I’m not going into hiding or shitcanning the entire gig altogether – you’re not rid of me THAT easily.  Matter of fact, I actually have a really, really, really big project in…

Love: Ain’t it a wonderful, terrible, crazy old bitch?

Okay, so it’s Valentine’s Day…the day that we are to celebrate in all ways possible the “Great L’Amour”. The day on which chocolates have no calories, millions of flowers give their lives for our pleasure and Hallmark execs make room in their vaults for more bags of gold.  People lose all good sense and Cupid…

Why am I not Icelandic?

Seriously.  While I’m very proud to be Italian and French Canadian (as far as I know), I now feel a bit gypped that I don’t appear to have ANY Icelandic blood. I mean – not ONLY are most of these people GORGEOUS: but I’ve just learned that genetically they are NOT pre-disposed to SAD –…