Monthly Archives: December 2011

We Bought A Zoo

Go see it.  A heartwarming film based on a true story, though Hollywood changed it from its British origins and located the zoo in California to enable Matt Damon to say that he wanted to give his kids an authentic … Continue reading

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Who Knew About Dyan Cannon?

So is Dyan Cannon making her bid on this AOL video to be the new (half) Jew in Adam Sandler’s “Hannuka” song part 4? … and loved “The Dray-Dells” (dreidels) in Part 3.

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Hotel Rittenhouse

Overlooking Rittenhouse Square, this place is one of our favorite treats for an annual stay in Philadelphia.  They are first class here, top to bottom.  Had no clue about this level of service in our youth when the city held … Continue reading

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On Bookstores and Books

This cartoon graphic is the front cover of the current issue of The New Yorker.  What it depicts is the transformation of many bookstores from selling books to selling a variety of other trinkets.  The physical retail bookspace is now … Continue reading

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Comic Relief for Seasonal Affective Disorder

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