BOOK REVIEW: This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

I have heard of Ann Patchett before, of course, but I had never read any of her work. Full disclosure: I did try to read Bel Canto once. I have no idea why I didn’t actually finish it. Or start it. I forget. Anyway, my friend and yoga teacher, Kristen, mentioned a book casually in … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

Feelin’ Squatchy?

My husband and I started watching Finding Bigfoot (hey, these Maine winters are looooonnnnnnnnggggggggggg) on the Animal Planet channel recently. At first I started watching it to humor him (hey, he paid it forward by watching The Good Wife all these months with me--thank you, honey!) but then I discovered something... I really don't know … Continue reading Feelin’ Squatchy?

Mirror Mirror

I took my daughter and her friend to see Mirror Mirror today. I have to admit that I was disappointed that Julia Roberts was in the movie. I have a love-hate relationship with Julia: I love the movies she is in but I hate her. Okay, maybe that's overstating it, but you get the idea. … Continue reading Mirror Mirror