One of the reasons Ralph and I began a friendship that turned into 25 years–soon to be 26 in February next year–is due to the music of Roxette. We loved their music, and bonded over their first album that hadn’t been released in the US, and all the new singles and albums that came after. […]
My grandmother has been in a funk lately. Her memory of the holidays goes back far longer than my own. I remember the Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings at her house when I was a kid, only from the viewpoint as that of a child. She remembers them as an adult. And she misses them. There […]
In an effort for me to understand just what I should be thankful for during the holiday today, I decided to look up the word Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, all the books in the flat are either IT manuals or they’re written in half English, half Cantonese. So, I broke it down like any author worth his […]
Did you know that a small, kinda largish number of people don’t keep up with me on my blog? I know, crazy, right? I’ve been documenting my progress on Operation Decorate-Before-My-Guy-Comes-Home-For-Thanksgiving on Facebook for the past week–I told you all about it in my previous blog post–and I gotta tell you, it’s an uphill battle. […]
ClassiHappy pre-holidays! Or as they say in Sweden, “Gersh gurndy morn-dee burn-dee, burn-dee!” Quite literally, that translates into English as “Gersh gurndy morn-dee-dee burn, burn-dee”. I know. I used an online translation site.