Belated Valentine’s Dinner at Jacques Brasserie

Happy Belated Valentine’s Day!  Well, my honey is really good at the romantic stuff.  He gets lots of brownie points for that.  I’m a lucky gal.  He never forgets those little things like… Continue reading

Outrage – a Response to Freshly Pressed Blog Entitled: Egyptian women: “It’s time for our voices to be heard”

Egyptian women: “It’s time for our voices to be heard”. I read this “Freshly Pressed” blog this morning.  It contains a very graphic testimonial from a woman sexually molested by male protestors as… Continue reading

The Real Island of Misfit Toys

I think of Manhattan island as the real island of misfit toys. It’s a place where not being in the mainstream sort of is the mainstream. I guess I can only offer my… Continue reading

Latest Addiction: House of Cards (2013) with Kevin Spacey, on Netflix

A quick blurb about my latest television viewing habit.  No, no, not Downton Abbey, although, that is another one.  But this amazing remake of the British political drama from the 1990s produced by… Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution Update – or How I Did at the Gridiron Classic Race

Well, I have been procrastinating writing this follow up post about my performance at the race last Superbowl Sunday.  But alas, after Blizzard Nemo, there really isn’t too much to do in NY… Continue reading

Silver Linings Playbook

Loved this movie right from the start. I think it would count as a romantic comedy but that shouldn’t discourage anyone from seeing it. Pretty much everything about the film was good if… Continue reading

Once (the Musical)

On Saturday night we had a fun evening out at the Broadway Musical “Once”. I have been racking my brain as to how I feel about the performance. I have never seen anything… Continue reading


Toloache website Last night we had a great night out at one of our very favorite restaurants in New York City, which is Toloache in the theater district. We had reservations for 6PM… Continue reading

Bocado Cafe

1293 Lexington Ave (between 88th St & 87th St), New York, NY 10128 (212) 289-9004 Before our movie today, we stopped into this cafe close to the Lexington Avenue subway line, right in… Continue reading

Zero Dark Thirty

Trailer for Zero Dark Thirty Well, in hot pursuit of catching all the Academy Award Best Picture nominees before the day of the awards show, we ventured out to see this film today.… Continue reading

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