Dear Barnes and Noble: Pardon the pun. I’ve been reading news stories about you. You’re trying to survive against Amazon. You fired yet another CEO. Let me give you a few ideas. What can a live box store give that an online store can’t? Premium Customer Service. But this can’t be achieved when you’ve just … More Dear Barnes and Noble: It’s time to think outside the “box” #books #reading #writing #BarnesAndNoble
Last night, Mr. Porter and I watched the movie “Body of Lies.” Apparently we watched it when it came out in 2008, but since that was over a decade ago, it was like watching it for the first time. ha. There was a scene in the movie, where Leonardo DiCaprio’s character (aka “Leo” for the … More Sandstorms and a song #sandstorm #song
Maybe I should just confess that prior to watching this movie I had never heard of Marie Colvin. Sure, make fun of me if you want, and yes I do live in my own little world. She probably never heard of me either. 😀 I watched this movie yesterday on the RedBox app. I am … More Movie Review and other thoughts about “A Private War” #APrivateWar
There is never a dull moment in the Porter household. This week, I stepped into the kitchen to find the floor puddled in water. ( Don’t you just hate wet socks?) My first guess was that the dishwasher was broken– maybe the side gasket was leaking or the door hadn’t closed correctly. I threw some … More In search of a dishpan
Bailey makes me laugh Every day With his antics.
Ye olde wind chill factor. Brr. According to Mr. Porter today might reach as low as -40 ! Even Bailey, who loves long walks in the cold weather, started limping because his paws were getting too cold. Even Bailey wanted a shorter walk. Yesterday I discovered another bag of winter clothes which included my heavy … More Just a little #chilly
I asked this question on Instagram, and the answer is “NO!” (I know that was a real cliff hanger…) 😀 Scrolling through my phone photos the other day, I came across this one of the seagull. It was taken two years ago, up by my favorite vacation spot, (Altogether now, “CLAYTON”!) The photo was taken … More Is it too soon to plan #SummerVacation ?