A Few Things I Learned About Hosting a Movie Screening

When the Oscar nominations were announced, I knew I was in trouble. We had only seen three of the five nominated animated films! My daughter asked how we could see them all, and instead of saying “we can’t,” I stupidly decided to figure out a way for it to happen. Do to the evils of the […]

Win Tickets to Studio Ghibli’s “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya!”

In case you missed my previous posts about how excited I am, let me reiterate my enthusiasm for my latest harebrained scheme. I have become a movie captain in the hopes of bringing the new, Oscar-nominated, 100% Rotten Tomato-scored, Studio Ghibli movie “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” to Burlington, VT. I have hung posters […]

Cake Decorating

My mother always made us awesome birthday cakes.  We would tell her every year what we wanted to have on our cakes, and she would somehow manage to draw it.  One year I asked for Jokey Smurf, holding an exploding package, mid-explosion.  And she did it.  I don’t know how, and I don’t think she […]