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Today’s song reference has the happy bonus of also being a movie reference – Johnny Cash’s "I Walk the Line"  (and the parallel movie depicting Cash’s life, Walk the Line, featuring the extraordinary performance by Joaquin Phoenix.) “Because you’re mine, I walk the line.” Even if you’ve...

Because I’ve been binge-watching both the 2020 Olympic Games and the new Apple TV series Schmigadoon, I’ve got gold medals and show tunes on my mind.  In particular today, I’m thinking about one of my all time favs, The Sound of Music, and the exceptional...

Every once in a while circumstances are so unique they demand reference to a Katy Perry song… You’re hot then you’re cold You’re yes then you’re no You’re in then you’re out You’re up then you’re down As kids get ready to head back to school this...

We are heading into the 4th of July weekend. The pinnacle of summer and the beloved celebration of our country and what it stands for. So today’s song choice is obvious – The Boss and Born in the U.S.A. (link provided in case you didn’t...

I’m a huge Queen fan. And with the Olympics coming up, “We Are the Champions” seems a fitting song choice for our theme this week. I’ve always thought of Americans as champions. We’re the best – in all sorts of ways. It used to be...

Those who know me know I love all things baseball. Last night I got to do one of my favorite things – which is watch my Washington Nationals play my husband’s Chicago Cubs at the grand cathedral of baseball, Wrigley Field.  While we were not...

This week’s movie reference is the 1976 Academy Award nominated film “All the President’s Men” based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, two journalists who investigated the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post. I love this film for many reasons (hard to...

So by now you have probably figured out that I love to quote old movies, songs and cliches… Last time I talked about the famous movie scene where Jack Nicholson yells “YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!” Makes me smile just thinking about it. And it...

One of my favorite movie quotes is from the famous scene in A Few Good Men when Jack Nicholson, as the tough Marine Colonel Nathan Jessup, and Tom Cruise, the hot shot Navy prosecuting attorney, have a testy exchange and in a fit of passion...

You’ve heard the saying “You are what you eat.” And generally that seems to make sense. If you consistently indulge in McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, that will eventually have some health consequences. Same seems to be true with our media habits – we are what...