These are a Few of My Favorite Things
(when all else fails, make a list!)
The color aquamarine.
The color beige: Pizza.
The Enigmatis Series games.
Anything that has chocolate or caramel.
Hanging out with my friends.
A glorious summer.
Instant messaging on my IPad.
Researching things on the internet.
Walking my dog.
Training my dog.
Shopping for foo
Writer's block is a condition in which an author (or in this case a blogger) loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown.
Even Charles M. Schultz, the great cartoonist, experienced writer’s block during his career. Writersdigest.com lists seven ways to overcome writer’s block: Step away from whatever you are writing and do anything that is creative. Do free writing. Move your body. Eliminate distractions. Write early in the morning. Write while
I recently bought an oldie but goodie, the SpongeBob SquarePants Movie video game for Nintendo GameCube. The game is based on the real movie. The goal/objective is to retrieve King Neptune's crown from Shell City in Bikini Bottom. The crown was stolen by Plankton. When Neptune finds out, he freezes Mr. Krabs and therefore Plankton is able to sell krabby patties. So SpongeBob, with Patrick, has to set out to get the crown back, and they only have 6 days to get it! Backgrou
What can we say about cookies … they are delicious! There are so many kinds … chocolate chip, vanilla wafers, macaroons, ginger snaps, even fortune cookies! While eating a cookie, I wondered who made the first cookie. What is the history of the cookie? Do you know? Wikipedia says: Cookie-like hard wafers have existed for as long as baking is documented, in part because they deal with travel very well, but they were usually not sweet enough to be considered cookies by moder
Disney Trivia Quiz
(answers found in Review section of my website) 1. Which one of these Princesses is not part of Disney's "official" princess lineup? Rapunzel, Elsa, Merida, Pocahontas 2. Which is the only Disney animated film with a main character that doesn't speak? 3. What was the first Disney full-length animated feature that used the wide screen process of Cinemascope? 4. What was the name of the first color Disney comic strip (short)? 5. According to the Bell Tow
This weekend I am going to see the new Disney movie The Jungle Book. The Jungle Book is a story by Rudyard Kipling. Disney made the original Jungle Book movie in 1967, 2 years after Walt Disney's death. It was the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The 2016 version of The Jungle Book is a live action/CGI film which combines real people with computer-generated images. The new version is not exactly like the original animated feature and not ex
This is an update on my singing classes with Giana. Click here if you want to read that post. In my singing class, I am working on learning how to breathe when I sing. I am learning to read music. I'm also practicing my songs for the upcoming Spectrum play, Bye-Bye Birdie. Giana says my chromatic scales are impeccable and my pitch is great. Singing class is challenging, but fantastic!
It's allergy season ... and they're a drag! My eyes are red and itchy, my nose is stuffed up like a jammed water sprinkler, my brain is tired and I can't concentrate. Are any of you allergy sufferers? If so, you know what I mean. Here are a few things I do to try and feel better: Blow my nose! Take a hot bath and/or shower! Take an Allegra D! Use eye drops! Drink warm liquids: tea, coffee, etc.! Drink juice! Make sure I get enough sleep. If you know of any tricks that work
A Tribute to Joey My blog today is a tribute to the memory of Joey, who was my friend Caitlin's horse. He passed away recently. I asked my friend Caitlin to tell me about Joey, and here are some of the things she said: "He was the best horse. I loved him very much. He ate lots of carrots and oats. He was born on May 21st, 1981." Although Caitlin misses Joey very much, she has some great memories of the times she spent with him and that is what she will remember. #community