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Tales of the Unexpected

So twelve days of being computerless was weird. At first, I would lightly pat my baby and whisper a little prayer of hope everytime I passed...

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Johnny Castle and the Raging Hormones

I somehow missed the news about Patrick Swayze's death in the paper and on TV, all of yesterday. It was only while surfing late last nig...

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Stop This Game!

1. Put your iPod, or whatever you use to listen to music, on shuffle. 2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer. 3. Wri...

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The Parent Trap

I called home last night to hear my Dad complain that the Bournville chocolate we bought him had too many raisins and nuts, and not enough c...

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How to Annoy Me on a Date

A few hours prior to the date send me a dozen text messages asking if you can bring me a gift. Even if every single reply of mine says no. T...

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Don't Go Breaking My Heart

I really love singing out loud to that cutesy duet from the 70's by Elton John and Kiki Dee. How tough would it be to find someone else ...

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The Rise... and then... the Fall of the Cakecutter

The Rise... and then... the Fall of the Cakecutter

Tomorrow is my Dad's 72nd birthday. I love Dad. Dad loves chocolate. I love the smell of baking. And everyone loves eating chocolate cak...

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Pop Pysch 101

Loneliness There's so much of it out there that it's no longer out there. It's inside and all around us. And it seems to attack ...

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Idol Hopping

Idol Hopping

I've always been fascinated with Ganesha, the much-loved Hindu deity and son of Lord Shiva. He has many names and means many different t...

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