Re-living the glory days

Until this week I had never heard of #P.J. O’Rourke. Don’t know how I could have missed him. I just finished reading his latest book called “The Baby Boom” which is an account of his life from the perspective of a Beta Boomer, like myself. Born in November 1947 in Toledo Ohio, he is now a high-profile American satirist, political journalist and writer. His reflections…

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But is she Oscar worthy?

Last week a friend and I went to see American Hustle. The bushel of theatre popcorn was wonderful – warm with just the right amount of salt and crunch. The gallon of Diet Coke I slurped from the holder in the arm of my chair was perfection. The seats were very comfortable. And the movie was a lot of fun with plenty of plot twists…

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Sheryl Sandberg says it like it is

As a retired businesswoman I couldn’t wait to read #Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In“, the New York Times’ best seller full of advice for working women. Sandberg joined Facebook as Chief Operating Officer in August 2013 after six years as Vice-President of Google Inc. I must admit up front that I approached the book with a bit of prejudice. I assumed