Monthly Archives: January 2010

It’s a Drag…And The Opposite, Too

  Mary Martin, Cathy Rigby and Emma Ewens.  Yep, Peter Pan is a traditional role for women.   Ms. Martin was a hit on Broadway and in a TV version in the 50s.  Ms. Rigby followed in the 70s.  And … Continue reading

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My Way or the Subway

  Yesterday the lovely missus and I went to the mall in Blagnac.  We’re on a search for a cave au vin, a fridge for storing wine.  A colleague of M’s said that he got his at Darty, an electronics … Continue reading

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Global Warming My Fanny

  Woke up this morning to snow.  And being in the Grand Sud-Ouest de FR, this was unusual.   At noon, we had 10 centimetres (4″) of neige.  As of 6 pm, we had about 13 cms (5″).  No huge … Continue reading

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The Big 2-Oh

  Last week, on December 30, the lovely missus and I had our 20th anniversary.  Where does the time go?   To celebrate, we went out to a lovely place in the Gers, the departement just to the west of … Continue reading

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They Triple-Dog Dared Me

  Although a relative latecomer to this classic, I am now a full-fledged fan of "A Christmas Story."  We make to watch it every year, along with what I call this generation’s "It’s a Wonderful Life," that is, "National Lampoon’s … Continue reading

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Final Venetian Memories

  Before I completely forget, I want to write down a couple of last memories from our totally frozen and yet all too brief visit to Venice.   Pork.  It’s What’s Not for Dinner: In the prior entry, I wrote … Continue reading

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