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Goodbye, clown; hello, coffee: Valley changes in 2013

December 29, 2013 I wanted to do some kind of year-end list, but the range of list topics is hard to narrow down. Albums? I am so behind on new music. TV? Way too much to even start to rate. more »»

YouTube gives blast from past

December 25, 2013 Last week I wrote about all of the wonderful Christmas specials of those Claymation-y, commercial-y 1980s and early ’90s. more »»

Christmas countdown includes Santa, gremlins

December 22, 2013 On the 12th day of Christmas, Netflix gave to me “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on Watch Instantly! Christmas isn’t easy on us night shift worker. more »»

Christmas countdown includes Santa, gremlins, Willie Nelson

December 15, 2013 On the 12th day of Christmas, Netflix gave to me “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on Watch Instantly! Christmas isn’t easy on us night shift worker. more »»

Cookies will put you on Santa’s nice list

December 11, 2013 Like most things in your Facebook feed, recipe posts offer an almost constant distractio. more »»

Everybody have a James Franco Christmas, whatever that is

December 8, 2013 When I woke up last weekend, I had what I thought was a great column idea: Francophilic Christmas. Which, I guess, would be Christmas in the French tradition. I don’t even know what that is. more »»

My mind is not for rent — or for renovation

November 24, 2013 Last week was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. more »»

Hail to the pup, and all other amazing animal friends

November 17, 2013 They say if you love something, set it free. more »»

Take a lesson from Conan: Cynicism is dead

November 10, 2013 No one has all the answers. But some people have some pretty good ones once in awhile. People spend lots of time looking for answers. more »»

Fear not, fall foes, the Valley still has plenty to offer

November 3, 2013 I’ve already written about the coming of the Pumpkin Spice Apocalypse. About a week after Labor Day, the sky turns orange as the lattes, muffins and candles take over the world. more »»

Pop will eat itself: Some catchy earworms about food

October 27, 2013 The other day, I was at Golden Hunan in Liberty (fantastic black pepper chicken, BTW) eating Chinese food while humming the song “Chinese Food. more »»

The ‘mean girl’ has evolved, but will never rule the school

October 19, 2013 I’ve been rewatching “Sex and the City” on my iPhone whenever I have spare minutes here and there. Don’t judge. more »»

If you can’t say something nice, talk about pizza

October 13, 2013 In 2008, this kooky movie came out called “Doubt. more »»

It’s the giant inflatable Grim Reaper, Charlie Brown!

October 6, 2013 Once in awhile, the advantages of technology and advancement of human achievement in this day and age we live in are on brilliant display for all to gaze at in wonder. more »»

'Breaking Bad’ fans: Do not be the one who knocks tonight

September 29, 2013 So, tonight is the series finale of “Breaking Bad. more »»

Kitchen-sink soups use up summer veggies

September 25, 2013 About this time of year, summer gardens are winding down, and once again everyone is flush with fresh veggies. more »»

Can a woodchuck still chuck wood if it’s a whistlepig?

September 22, 2013 There are so many charming colloquialisms that come from living in this are. more »»

The Friday night lightbulb goes off for WGH alum

September 15, 2013 On Friday night, I was absent-mindedly driving down Elm Road and was greeted by “Field of Dreams”-level traffic. more »»

The Friday night lightbulb goes off for WGH alum

September 15, 2013 On Friday night, I was absent-mindedly driving down Elm Road and was greeted by “Field of Dreams”-level traffic. more »»

It’s a pumpkin spice world, and I’m a pumpkin spice girl

September 8, 2013 Since it’s been five minutes since summer ended, it’s time for pumpkin spice to take over the world. I guess it could be wors. more »»

 
 

 

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