Archive for February, 2011

What the Hell was That?

Lisa
When Cate Blanchett came on stage at the Oscars last night Derek said, “It looks like she’s wearing an ottoman!”  I’d have to agree. Continue reading

Review: What the Dog Saw

Lisa
OK I’m a little late to the party on this best-seller by Malcom Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers.  It’s already in soft-cover and still on the top sales lists.  Continue reading

Back to the Inner Drawing Board…

Lisa
A CT scan appointment took me back to University Hospital this morning. Continue reading

Grooming Shortcuts

Lisa
I’m only going to be one-armed for a few more weeks so it’s not that big a deal.  But I have been exploring ways of making the daily cleaning ritual easier.  Continue reading

Non-Beliebers

Lisa
Oh for the love of….   16 year old pop phenom Justin Bieber was asked some very inappropriate questions for a Rolling Stone magazine interview.  He answered them.  Now there’s all sorts of fury in the US over his answers.  Continue reading

Dumb Inventions

Lisa
Dragon’s Den is one of my go-to TV shows “on demand” when there’s nothing else to watch.  I’m hooked on the idea of people appearing before a panel of rich, powerful people and doing their little invention dance to try... Continue reading

EMS Experience

Lisa
By the time I called 911 on January 24th I had hard evidence that I was seriously ill.  Continue reading

An Introduction to Ivy

Lisa
Ivy is my PICC line.  Because it carries my I.V… we call it Ivy… get it?  Continue reading

Questions and more Questions

Lisa
I have a lot of time to think.   Time to think, nap, read and watch TV.  If I didn’t feel like shit, and the weather was better, it would be paradise.  Continue reading

Sisterly Advice

Lisa
Janet Jackson is out with a new book about her self-esteem issues and how she overcame them.  Continue reading