Monthly Archive: January 2009

Jan 31 2009

Of pants and power


Dr. Darling: Honey, I’m not bothered by the fact that you make more money than me. Shazzer: That’s nice, because I’m really bothered by the fact that I make more money than you. Dr. Darling: You are? Shazzer: Hell yes. I moved to Sweden to marry a doctor, and here I am shacked up with …

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Jan 30 2009

Super snacks for the Super Bowl

I'm not sure which group would be more charmed by this masterpiece of edible kitsch …football fans or junk food junkies. Click the link for step-by-step instructions for how to build it.  My favorite step?  The one that involves bacon, of course! STEP 7 – The Bacon Wall The bacon wall is the most important …

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Jan 29 2009

Washington weather weenies

Barack Obama evidently ruffled some feathers in Washington, DC yesterday when he expressed surprise that his daughters’ schools were closed due to inclement weather. Obama: Washington needs “Chicago Toughness” I have to say, as a city kid who burned with jealousy on a regular basis because the rural county school kids got  snow days when …

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Jan 28 2009

Beyoncé is bad for my blogging…

Okay, so I’ve been trying to write a new entry for three days now, but every time I go to log in to my blog editor I get distracted by the Beyoncé video in my last post! And not just because I have a little “thing” for Ms. Knowles, but because I LOVE the song …

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Jan 24 2009

My adopted country ROCKS!

Sweden to allow gay marriage in May It appears that there is now enough of a majority in the Swedish parliament to make gender-neutral marriage the law of the land later this year.  Same-sex couples have had access to civil unions with the same legal status as married couples since 1995, and evidently it only …

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Jan 23 2009

President Obama wins 1st major policy battle!

The tech world is rejoicing over the fact our new president has won his fight to keep his beloved "Crackberry". The BlackBerry accord of 2009 The photo above is part of a parody ad campaign engineered by the New York Daily New. Kudos to them for getting some major advertising firms to play along. Click …

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Jan 22 2009

Crack Mac team stymied by a WinDoze White House

This has got to be beyond painful for Obama staffers. Staff Finds White House in the Technological Dark Ages It’s bad enough to have to curtail their relentlessly successful use of social networking tools, but it seems communication team members couldn’t even update the new White House website from their offices: “One member of the …

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