My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for December, 2008

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Moorish Idol

Okay, so I admit it, I’m in Hawaii. I feel guilty admitting this to all of you who are wearing six layers of clothing in sub-zero situations, but there it is. Yesterday I was in a bathing suit, floating in turquoise water, observing a moorish idol, while you guys were shoveling your …

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Retail Therapy: A Green Christmas

The photo in this post features my dog, Oliver, reclining before the Christmas tree. The reason he looks so content, full of yuletide glory, is because he just ate most of the ornaments that were so carefully hung on the tree the day before. I caught him just in time to save …

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Retail Therapy: Christmas Forever

If you are appalled by the price or just the fact of Christmas trees, poinsettias, wreaths, mistletoe  and other décor ripped from nature, you might need to check out the realm of the “forever” varieties. I recently discovered GM Floral Supplies, whose name is way too modest considering its inventory. At this …

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The Christmas Of The Yodeling Pickle

Okay, the economy sucks so it’s a challenging year to buy holiday gifts. I’ll tell you about a few things I found that are cheap and fab. Since he can’t read English, it won’t ruin it for him if I reveal here that I am giving my dog Oliver a neat set …

Jott

I love Jott, a free  application you can download to your phone. Here’s how it works. When you think of something you know you are in danger of forgetting within seconds (this happens to me a hundred times a day as I am brain-challenged),  you speed dial Jott and at the prompt, …