Little known fact: Rolling Stones are MSU graduates–No fooling!

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File this one under “things you didn’t know and were flabbergasted to find out.”

I didn’t believe it myself at first. Did you know that the Original Rolling Stones didn’t come out of Great Britain at all? And they were more likely to be spotted over a cold brew at the Crossroads than a spot of tea in the shadow of Buckingham Palace.

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Look your age, just don’t act it

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A reader dropped me a note suggesting that I do a post blasting cosmetic companies for using 30-something year-olds to advertise products those kids won’t need for another three decades. Amen, sister. I’m on it.

To be honest this has been bothering me for some time too…like for the last 20 years when I’ve been completely available to help advertise the fountain of youth. I could be the “before,” and the peaches and cream “Gidget” could be the “after”.

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The book without a title

blanI’m a bit distracted because I’m watching the last episode of “The Sopranos”.  If I hear the “F” word one more time or see anyone else’s finger cut off  with a meat cleaver,  I must discontinue television.

The good thing is, I signed a contract today for a book deal.  The book doesn’t have a title because my editor hasn’t figured out who we are trying to reach.

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Overcome by midcentury madness

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I cannot wait to show you my new office/breakfast room.  But at the moment it’s still in pieces as I try to recreate my midcentury mecca.  By “midcentury”, you must understand I’m not talking about the 1700s or anything like that.  I’m into the mid-1950s which until about a month ago I considered the tackiest period of civilization.

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