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Rick and Morty’s Szechuan Sauce

Back in May, Mini-Me asked me – completely out of the blue – if I could make Szechuan sauce so that he could bring into school the next day as … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – The Musical

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about our theater doings, the last one being when I talked about how I absolutely LOATHE Grease.  Then in Spring I was music … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · 4 Comments

More Little Mermaid!

Tomorrow (April 25th) is opening night for Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Pioneer High School here in Ann Arbor.  Tickets are available at If you haven’t seen any of … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 3 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Dido

What ever happened to Dido?  When she burst on the scene I fully expected her to be around forever, kinda like Sarah McLachlan. Her songs were really well produced and … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 9 Comments

A Breakdown of the 2014 Oscar Songs

The 84th Annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and once again I’ve failed to watch ANY of the films nominated for Best Picture. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE movies. … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 17 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Farewell Summer Vacation

Yeah, it’s another re-run.  And yeah, I know it’s another post that features a former Disney teen actress.  But it’s also the Friday of Labor Day Weekend which means two … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 10 Comments

Guilty Pleasures: The Little Mermaid

Theater time again!  For those of you in Michigan, Young People’s Theater is putting on their production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid this weekend.  This time we’re hitting the big … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 25 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Farewell Summer Vacation

The Pieholes are finally getting back into the school groove.  After months of staying up late when there were no such things as “school nights,” it was really hard for … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

Ten Memorable Movie Songs from the 90s

It’s the last Friday of June, so it’s time for my monthly celebration of the 90s.  For those of you who joined late, back in April I mentioned that I … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 16 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Brighter Than The Sun

This is truly shameful. This week’s Guilty Pleasure came out last year and the first time I heard it I knew it was only a matter of time before it … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 6 Comments