Ode to Duckie

So I watched Pretty in Pink last night and fell newly in love with Duckie. If you're of my generation, this probably means something to you. If not, well... As a child of the '80s I have always been taken with the films of John Hughes. Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, Ferris … Continue reading Ode to Duckie

Grateful for My Favorite Things

We've been in a rough patch. You. Me. Almost everyone. So it seems. (See here, here, and here for a few reminders from my perspective.) Over the past year and a half, I have often felt that the world is coming apart at the seams. Things are unstable and a cause for great distress. I … Continue reading Grateful for My Favorite Things