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Influential songs of my youth

Influential songs of my youth

I turned on the old clock radio, with its big numbers clicking over the time. The song on the radio had a driving beat, a synthesized melody and a woman with an amazing voice singing. “Sweet dreams are made of this, who am I to disagree…” Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics had me entranced at age nine with this song. ...

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makeup I have in my bag

Makeup I Have In My Bag

I don’t wear much makeup. With combination sensitive skin that gets both oily and dry in spots, as well as little time to fiddle around with extensive makeup routines, I don’t use much. I consider myself a natural-girl – so the makeup I have in my bag reflects the light look that I go for. While it may seem I’m ...

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Cat Lover or Dog Lover

Are You A Cat Lover Or Dog Lover?

Cats and dogs have been pets for thousands of years. Are you a cat lover or dog lover? I often disagree with Christopher Hitchens’ thoughts, but this quote from him makes much sense: Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners ...

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Commodore 64 games

Throwback: Winter Games for Commodore 64

Anybody in their late 30s and early 40s right now may remember this gem of a game series – the Summer and Winter Games for Commodore 64. I’ve posted the video for the winter version… how far we have come from the pixelated figures and Midi music! But boy did these games offer hours of fun, after you had spent ...

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