Oh my gosh. There was a Friday this week. So, I shall once more be dispensing bad advice As usual, the advice will stupendously bad. Sorry, it’s a day late. I was whooping it up […]
Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. PD asks: How do I get the cat to emulate a dog? He never meows […]
Language The official language of New York is English, but you’d never know it. Spanish is everywhere, even in subway advertisements. (I pick up a lot of Spanish from reading ads on boring subway rides.) […]
Spain held me captive for the last two weeks. While there it silenced my computer. Kaput. Dead. No way to work. I had no choice except to fall in love with my captor, forced to […]
As I pray to Hermes, the god of travel, messengers, trade, thievery, cunning wiles, language, writing, diplomacy, athletics and animal husbandry; it occurs to me that I cannot sleep. As Hermes seems to be one […]
My mother is arriving from Paris in a few weeks and I’ll face the same questions Americans ask me when they first find out I have a French mother. Here are my answers: 1. The […]
Most people don’t know this but the official language of the Olympics is Pretending to Like Other Countries.
You ever have one of those days? You know, the kind I mean where you open your mouth, and the words come spewing forth before your brain checks in. We embarrass ourselves and suddenly it’s […]