Month: December 2018

Spritz Cookies

This is a little random, but here is a picture of my cookies I made this year.  This will probably be the last year I make these.  I spent way too much time on them.  They are basically a butter cookie with a German…

Olympic Figure Skating from 1992-2018

I’ve been on a major streak of watching past Olympic ice skating performances.  It made me realize how the skating world has changed.  We now have skaters attempting and accomplishing quads and jumps with one or both arms above their heads.  The lift combinations…

Poem: Predictable

I wonder why you called me. It was only for a few seconds, but long enough to know I didn’t like you or care for you. Your foul words and your ugliness, these are the things that make me angry, that send me into…

Book Recommendation: Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir

Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: 1st Touchstone Edition (May 25, 1999) Page Number: 368 Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir is written by Frank McCourt about his alcoholic father, Malachy, and music loving mother, Angela.  They immigrated to the United States from Ireland for a new beginning. …

Movie Recommendation: The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Quote from The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll: “You’re growing up.  And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth.  And it’s good that here is rain.  It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions,…

TV Recommendation: Killing Eve (2018-)

Quote from Killing Eve by Villanelle: “Letting yourself into my apartment and drinking from a tiny cup doesn’t make you intimidating, by the way.  It’s just rude.” Creator: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Writers: Luke Jennings, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell, George Kay, Vicky Jones, and Rob Williams…

Today is Bryan Cranston Day

Quote from Trumbo by Dalton Trumbo: (challenging John Wayne) “If you’re gonna talk about World War II as if you personally won it, let’s be clear where you were stationed – on a film set, shooting blanks, wearing makeup, and if you’re going to…

Five Random Quotes

   

Poem: Connection

Connection When I finally got the courage to look, she was pressed against the bench. Her flesh had become the color of wood, and was now disappearing. I knew my brain had been altered by drugs from the past, but I never considered myself…

Netflix TV Mini-Series Recommendation: Godless (2017)

Quote from Godless by Mary Agnes McNue: “Safe is one of those funny words.  Sometimes means something different to the person who says it and the person who hears it.” Producers: Mick Aniceto, Scott Frank, Jessica Levin, Michael J. Malone, Mimi Munson, Casey Silver,…

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