Archive for March, 2016

Throwback Thursday – Tub-Thumping

Lisa
It was Saturday morning. I was half-asleep when I stepped into the shower, counting on the hot water to wake me up. I had forgotten that I’d had a bath with baby oil in it the night before, and didn’t rinse the... Continue reading

The Meat Machine

Lisa
It’s after midnight and you want some fresh hamburger or a can of pate. What are you going to do? Well, if you’re in Paris, France, you simply find the right butcher shop on Rue de Charonne and pop some... Continue reading

In My Cups

Lisa
For months now, ever since the City of London started accepting paper cups for recycling, I’ve been tossing empty Tim Hortons cups into our blue box.  Continue reading

It’s Garry Shandling’s Life

Lisa
Garry Shandling always made me laugh. From his early stand-up days through It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and a recent appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, there was never a time when he seemed... Continue reading

Caught in the Act

Lisa
Have a wonderful long weekend!    Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Motorcycling in France

Lisa
Now that spring is here, a young – er, middle-aged woman’s fancy turns to getting out on her motorcycle. Well, this one’s does.  Continue reading

I’ll Need a Printer Cozy

Lisa
Now that hubby is a full-time voice talent/furniture-builder, he decided he needed an improved space in which to record voice-work. His desk area is fairly quiet, but if a horn honks or a truck makes a delivery, he has to... Continue reading

Dishing on Demoting the Captain

Lisa
Instead of wondering why the Captain and Tennille broke up – the marriage, not just the singing duo – Toni Tennille’s new book prompts the question, why did they stay together so long?    Continue reading

Having it Both Ways

Lisa
If women want gender equality and respect, why do some of us still promote and attend Women’s Lifestyle Shows?   Continue reading

Live-Edge Furniture -A New Lisa’s Piece

Lisa
I remember the first time I saw a piece of live-edge furniture. It was heavily shellacked and not entirely my taste, but the bits of bark around the edge intrigued me. Even though someone went too heavy on the gloss,... Continue reading