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Merry Christmas!

Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday.  I mean, seriously, what’s not to love?  There’s food, good cheer, presents, music, decorations, family togetherness (ok, that one’s not always fun, but you get the idea), goodwill towards everyone, and Christmas specials on TV.  And I am not talking about the various Christmas concerts, holiday episodes of your…

Ginger and Shirley and Christmas … Oh, My!

This post is my contribution to the “Dueling Divas” blogathon hosted by Backlots. Go check out the other great entries that have been posted over the past three days! Arguably, the two biggest dancing female stars of the 1930s–at least on the silver screen–were a sharp-tongued witty dame with legs to there, and a precocious,…

Yankee doodle boy.

Happy Independence Day to our readers in the United States! I’m heading off in a moment to spend the day floating on the lake … and to complete my transformation into a red, red lobster-like creature, a process that started yesterday (sunburns are a bitch). In honor of our nation’s birthday, I’m posting a clip…