Hit by the Wedding Bug…

There’s been an awful lot of wedding talk in my family recently, what with my twin sister getting married and all.  Her wedding is shaping up to be an absolutely stunning barn/ranch in San Lois Obisbo, shabby chic, totally her affair with about 150 guests.  And her dress?  Don’t get me started, it’s unbelievable!  Gorgeous … Continue reading

Heart of the Matter

I’m not one to brag about my accomplishments or to interject my achievements into conversation, but in this case, I must make an exception.  Today I ran the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in DC.  While you may either say, “you’re insane” or “pfft, Half Marathons are for pansies,” today all I’ll say to you is … Continue reading

Opera is New

The first opera I ever saw was Carmen at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion during a dress rehearsal.  I went with hoity-toity charlatans who told me repeatedly that this was a ‘good introductory opera’ with an air of disgust for my lack of exposure to the art form.  Now, I hate that opera and everything it personally stood for (not … Continue reading