Monthly Archives: June 2011

Give a Biker a Break (not a Brake)

Give a biker a break already.  I am not kidding.  I am a very unhappy biker right now. First of all, we bikers are doing a bunch of good things.  We are being healthy by biking.  We are being environmentally … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

You Know You’re Getting Old When…

You know you’re getting old when you spend the day helping your college roommate’s daughter (who just graduated from college herself) find a rental apartment in Manhattan. You know you’re getting old when your children are in high school, or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

“The Big C” is Back!

I just finished watching the first episode of the new season of “The Big C”.  It is one of my favorite shows, and you can find it on Showtime. Laura Linney is perfect as Cathy Jamison, a wife/mom/schoolteacher who has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Baby of the Week

We stayed with friends over the weekend, and they have a fourteen month old baby girl named Eliza.  We are way past babies.  Our youngest is fifteen; our oldest twenty-two.  Way past babies — waiting for grandchildren.  We were a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Movie Review: “Bad Teacher”

First of all, I don’t understand why Justin Timberlake would appear in this movie.  His role was terrible, and it did nothing to improve his image in any way.  He should have stopped at “The Social Network” where he was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Living Without A Cell Phone

Where have I been? We were up in Woodstock with friends, staying at their gorgeous home way up high in the mountains.  And guess what? There was no cell service! No phone calls. No text messages. Barely any emails. Even … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Tree of Life” Movie Review

OMG!!! Why are movies so long! Why can’t the filmmakers cut any footage? 138 minutes.  It felt longer than the 127 hours when the poor hiker played by James Franco was trapped underneath rocks in the movie of the same … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment