A Few of My Favorite Things, #8: A Little Princess

“It’s true,” she said. “Sometimes I do pretend I am a princess. I pretend I am a princess, so that I can try and behave like one.” —Frances Hodgson Burnett, A Little Princess One of my favorite movies growing up was A Little Princess (the 1995 Alfonso Cuarón version). I actually didn’t read the book until I was … More A Few of My Favorite Things, #8: A Little Princess

7 Quick Takes: INFP theme songs, bracket champions, and studio DJs

Linking up with Kelly. —1— Life at the office is mostly back to normal after the building collapse on our block. Still no heat or hot water, but I really can’t complain too much—at least it’s finally spring. There’s lots of construction/excavation going on outside, and the office is still barricaded off, but the barricade … More 7 Quick Takes: INFP theme songs, bracket champions, and studio DJs

7 Quick Takes: Snow days, Disney music, and disasters averted

Linking up with Kelly. —1— You’ve probably heard that we had a blizzard here in New York this week. As a result, I had a half day of work on Monday and a snow day on Tuesday. Not bad. It’s been quite a while since I’ve had a snow day…the last time involved a lot … More 7 Quick Takes: Snow days, Disney music, and disasters averted

7 Quick Takes Friday: Strand books, Vatican bowling, and musicals

Linking up with Jen. —1— I love browsing the $1 and $2 book racks at the Strand. There’s usually some amazing stuff hidden in there, along with some of the oddest books I’ve ever seen, including this blast from the past: [published in 1996.] [The best part is the description of the modem sound.] I … More 7 Quick Takes Friday: Strand books, Vatican bowling, and musicals