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A MIXED BAG BLOG POST

Saturday, March 17, 2012      0 comments

'They' say the sincerest form of flattery is imitating someone so I guess I should say "Thanks" to George... Read more

"JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, March 16, 2012      2 comments

"Jeff, Who Lives At Home" is the story of Jeff, Jason Segal, a pot smoking slacker, who lives in the basement of his mother Sharon's, Susan Sarandon, home. He has an older... Read more

BASILICA VIETNAMESE GRILL--A RESTAURANT REVIEW

Thursday, March 15, 2012      1 comments

The restaurant is clean, comfortable, bright and welcoming. First and foremost a nod of the head to the server Anselm who was working the floor alone and did a g... Read more

THURSDAY WEIGH IN

Thursday, March 15, 2012      0 comments

Just got off the scale--weighed in as I always do--same time, same place, same clothes, same scale--it has now been 15 days without a sweet and I have lost a total of 5 and 1/4 pounds--I'll take it--it is easier for me not to have a bite of a sw... Read more

TAKING A BREAK FROM RESTAURANT REVIEWS!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      1 comments

It seems as soon as you are diagnosed with an illness, though you have never heard about it before, all of a sudden everyone has had it or knows someone who had it!!! I wa... Read more

PORTIA'S SOUTHERN COOKING RESTAURANT

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      1 comments

It seems as if all of a sudden 'Southern Home Cooking" is becoming the 'in' thing among Fort Lauderdale restaurants. For many years, aside from barbecue places, we had only ... Read more

CAFE VICO--A RESTAURANT REVIEW

Monday, March 12, 2012      1 comments

I saw Cafe Vico a few years ago as it is in the same shopping center as the IHOP that I go for a cheese omelet with a stack . As I was making up my '19 restaurants' birthd... Read more

DIDN'T MAKE ALL 19 BUT I TRIED!

Sunday, March 11, 2012      2 comments

Before I get into what this is all about I want to talk about restaurant servers first. Over a month's time I was waited on by over 24 servers and none were so bad that we ... Read more

SCENES FROM THE FT. LAUDERDALE GAY PRIDE FESTIVAL

Saturday, March 10, 2012      2 comments

Today and tomorrow Fort Lauderdale is celebrating its 35th Gay Pride Festival. It was a beautiful day with blue skies, temps in the low 80s, a breeze and thousands of people having fun, smiling and, yes, showing their pride. Here are just 2-3 ... Read more

"FRIENDS WITH KIDS"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, March 09, 2012      1 comments

Where are Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd when you need them and "Friends With Kids" need them. Wait! Their pictures haven't been doing too good lately. What has happened to... Read more

THE FASTER I RUN THE MORE I GET BEHIND

Thursday, March 08, 2012      0 comments

The faster I run the further behind I get but I'll get there before Feb. 29, 2016! Above is a picture from Texas De Brazil which if I remember--it was only last week!!--cor... Read more

I LOST 3 AND 3/4 POUNDS MY FIRST WEEK BACK

Thursday, March 08, 2012      1 comments

After celebrating my 19th Leap Year Birthday ALL month it was time to stop games and get back on my diet. I don't know if I ever told my 'fat' story here but briefly: Joined Weight Watchers in NYC in 1967--lost over 100 pounds --went to work... Read more

"WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      2 comments

"We Need To Talk About Kevin" revolves completely around the pivotal performance of Tilda Swinton who takes us inside the mind and body of a mother who doesn't know how muc... Read more

"BILLY ELLIOT--THE MUSICAL"--REVIEW OF TOURING COMPANY

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      1 comments

Watching J. P. Viernes, in the title role, dance in the number "Electricity", when he is asked how he feels when he is dancing, reminded me of Cassie in "A Chorus Line" doi... Read more

"HIGH"--A PLAY WITH KATHLEEN TURNER

Monday, March 05, 2012      0 comments

"High", a play by Matthew Lombard, opened on Broadway a year ago, playing 28 previews and 8 regular performances before closing. Why, when not succeeding on Broadway, does ... Read more


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