The 2015 Oscars. Where do I begin? Oh wait. First I have to awaken from the coma this year's Oscar telecast put me in. OK, coffee's made and first few sips downed. Who WERE some of these presenters? I loved the days of real Hollywood stars. We all knew their names. And they had easy names. . . .
Well before "celebrities" adopted the conceit of using only a single name, one need only say "Marilyn" and the world knew the reference was to Marilyn Monroe. Because there was only one Marilyn. She's beautiful; to me, she was and remains the most beautiful woman in the world. Even more . . .
We are en route to New York City and the crazy, wonderful Westminster Dog Show. That's because one of the cutest French Bulldogs we know will be competing. Rocky is not only a personality-filled little dog, he is a champion, and his people are good friends of ours. We couldn't pass up this . . .
When we've had a time in our lives that was so wonderful, so much fun and during which we were so happy, it's only natural to want to go back there, if only in our mind's eye. But we can't live there. I like to think of it like a fabulous vacation: We're enjoying the sights and sounds of a new . . .
Does this woman look 70? Not too long ago, I saw The Guilt Trip, Barbara Streisand's latest movie.Her skin was flawless. In fact, she looked 40. But she's 70.The filmaker didn't skimp on teh close ups, either, so I got a real good look.No shiny forehead and cheeks, that new-skin look that just . . .
A San Francisco literary friend and I saw the movie, Peace, Love & Misunderstanding the other day."You're the only one I'd see this movie with," she said, referring to the fact that her many creative friends had higher brow tastes in movies. "It's a fairy tale." (When you live in a literary . . .
It was Sunday afternoon, so we should have guessed the movie theatre would be full up, and it was: full up with senior citizens. Canes, walkers, unsteady gaits: we saw them all. Because this is a movie starring their people. Judi Dench. Maggie Smith. Tom Wilkinson. Who were great in The Best Exotic . . .
For suburban teenagers in western New York, drive-in movie theatres were a place to get some privacy and hang out with your boyfriend or girlfriend. Ok, truth: from the number of steamed-up car windows in drive-in parking lots every night, it was more "make out" than "hang out." Did anyone actually . . .
<div> Not everything that is faced can be changed,but nothing can be changed until it is faced.-Lucille BallGoogle is celebrating Lucille Ball's 100th birthday today: http://www.google.com/ </div> . . .
Elizabeth just glows in this photograph with the love of her life, Richard Burton.She looks like she was at the happiest stage of her life.It's how I'd like to remember her.That laugh. That mature beauty.And that love that transcended time and place.Liz was a beautiful, sensual creature who lived . . .