Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Minimalistic Living – In the Bathroom

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By: Carrie Pokrefke Does your bathtub or shower look like this?  Half-filled bottles that you don’t finish all the way before moving on to the next bottle? (In my defense, I did plan… Continue reading

Can Gerard Depardieu play the piano?

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Can Gerard Depardieu play the piano? Believe it or not this is the one query the vast storage trove that is the internet can not seem to answer for me. This stumped the… Continue reading

Clutter

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A stray book. A random hair band with clips attached to it. Shopping receipts. A trial size of lotion. A notepad. A pen or two. Several end knobs of rawhide bones. Shoes. A… Continue reading

Eat, pray, Ubud

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Today is my last day in beautiful, soulful Ubud in Bali. Tomorrow I’m returning to the airport in humdrum Denpasar to battle my way onto a full flight back to Melbourne. To be… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Putting It Together

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On May 2, 1984 Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George opened on Broadway. Never one to rock the predictable, Sondheim’s musical takes the audience into the world of Georges Seaurat’s “A… Continue reading

Roll the Stone Away

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Easter is one of my favorite holidays.  To me, it represents the “official” arrival of Spring which is synonymous with new life and rebirth.  I love the vibrant colors, the promise of sunshine… Continue reading

Take a Walk

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Passing the chicken coop and feed rooms, I follow the track south before it turns east into what we call the oil road. This walking around my parents’ farm is my version of… Continue reading

Crescent City Classic

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By Brandi Perry On Jan 1, I decided to take my running to the next level. At that point I signed up for the Crescent City Classic but never did I ever think… Continue reading

Major Spoiler Alert! – why I should never have to type those words again.

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I understand that maybe you haven’t seen the latest GoT or Mad Men or (insert whatever show/movie you want here) – and it makes sense that you don’t want it spoiled. But that… Continue reading

House of Cards

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  OK, it’s time for me to share with you my current musical obsession – Holy Holy.  They’re an Australian band from … well, I’m not quite sure where they would say they’re… Continue reading