Holiday Spirit – Hogwarts style

As Christmas rapidly approaches - I thought I would share one of my favorite holiday tunes to get in the spirit. All I Want for Christmas - Draco and the Malfoys For those of you who don't know - this is Wizard Rock. Yup, I'm a geek.

Final Harry Potter film to be in 2 parts

One of my favorite fansites, The Leaky Cauldron, just announced that the final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, will be broken into 2 parts with David Yates as the Director and Steven Kloves rounding out the series as screenwriter. Accourding to Leaky News, "The movies are to be filmed at the... Continue Reading →

The Blurry Line of Social Media

As many of you – I spend a lot of time online both personally and professionally. In the age of Social Media, I use a variety of community outlets such as facebook, flickr, youtube, linkedin, twitter, stumbleupon, for both aspects of my life (personal and professional) – and the line between the two is... Continue Reading →

What’s playing on my iPOD?

Here is what I have been listening to as of late: Soundtrack from the movie "Marie Antionette" which has an eclectic mix of music - mainly vintage "postpunk" along with some classical tunes Sigur Rós, a very ethereal icelandic rock band introduced to my by my niece Sum 41 (I can't help it) - because... Continue Reading →

Technology and a day in real life

There is something very un-Zen about all of this. No wonder why I want to move to the mountains and live like a hobbit. It is probably questionable whether the spiffy electronic coffee pot can be considered technology. Or the microwave. Or the high-performance dishwasher.  Either way, these are just one example of a day in my oh-so-plugged-in life. 5:00 am: cell phone... Continue Reading →

Things I wish you could have known

Dear mom - I was thinking about you again and how so many things I experience these days remind me of you. Here are some things I think you would have appreciated: 1. My children. they are good-natured, sweet and insightful. All gifts that you gave me and I passed on to them. 2. Where I live.... Continue Reading →

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