RIP Author Julie Powell… Such sad news. As reported online just now: “Julie Powell, a writer and home cook who became a culinary phenomenon while trying to make every recipe in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” a… Read More ›
“The sun is spread, hot and arched, above the reef like a woman in abandon, sky shimmering like glistening skin…” Yes, it is paradise: this picture of a resort in the Solomon Islands…a gorgeous escape, the adventure of a lifetime…but… Read More ›
“Surviving Paradise!” Living A Year On A South Pacific Island! Blue Lagoons! Swaying Coconut Trees – And Millions Of Flies!
Time For A South Seas Adventure! Imagine that this was your view of home – a south seas island paradise – thousands of miles from anywhere…well, for one adventurous young Teacher, it was home – and he wrote a book… Read More ›
Time To Cook With “Crazy Water!” Yes, it’s week #31 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – so let’s head to the Mediterranean and cook with some “crazy water!” The recipe is from this terrific memoir, written by Chef… Read More ›
Wild “Mad Max Fury Road” Fights! Not Onscreen – Between Charlize Theron And Tom Hardy! Here’s The Explosive Story!
Charlize Theron ‘felt so threatened’ by Tom Hardy making Mad Max she required on-set protection! How’s that for a headline? In a story that is spreading across social media, the Actress has candidly discussed the volatile filming of the movie… Read More ›
Waking Up In An Italian Paradise! Look at this incredible view! I’ve shared these stories before: small towns in Europe offering houses for virtually nothing – the only requirement is a commitment to restore them and live in paradise…in the… Read More ›
“I Don’t Get No Respect!” It was his signature catchphrase, but legendary Comedian Rodney Dangerfield got respect for being one of the greatest standup Comics of all time! “That’s The Story Of My Life…” Dangerfield perfected a deadpan delivery of… Read More ›
Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area in central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
Who’s Hungry – For Fried Chicken And Waffles? It’s a Hollywood institution – something everyone tells you about when you move here – so how could I resist? Let’s get right into this: I actually DID resist Roscoe’s chicken and… Read More ›
The Brilliant “Phantom Lady” Joan Harrison! This Terrific Biography Has The True Story Of Alfred Hitchcock’s Forgotten Collaborator!
“Work Seven Mondays A Week!” That’s the advice from one of Hollywood’s most Iconic women – Writer / Producer Joan Harrison – it was her take on how a woman gets ahead in a male-dominated world. And guess what? Because… Read More ›