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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #5

New Camera Unfortunately, I still don’t have pics for the blog due to my camera’s untimely death but, on a happier note, I’m awaiting its replacement from Broadway Photo. This camera, a Fujifilm s8100fd, promises to be a winner — I can’t wait to get my hands on it. Buying it from Broadway saved us […]

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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #4

The one and only Nick Tahou Garbage plate. (Source) Garbage Plates A few days ago, Edward Schneider, a contributor to Mark Bittman’s blog, Bitten, posted on garbage plates. Living in a suburb of Rochester, NY, where the garbage plate was invented, I was excited to see what Schneider had to say. He writes: The scholar […]

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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #3 (updated)

A short post this go-round: Check out Ganda’s thoughts on the Rachel Ray fracas entitled “Yum-O” is Arabic for “There is no God but Allah”. Her post is funny, smart, and worth your time to read. Hey, more ridiculous photoshopping! This time, Lancome Men airbrushes all of the sexy crags out of Clive Owen’s face, […]

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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #2

A recurring (maybe) compendium of serious and frivolous thoughts bouncing through my brain at any given moment. The Serious: SweetMachine at Shapely Prose points to this link featuring a portfolio of celebrity pictures before and after retouching. She points out how ridiculous, unhealthy, and unrealistic Mass Media’s beauty standards are, both for women and men. […]

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Sugar Plums Dancing in My Head, Ed. #1

So pretty! Read on to find out who made it and how to make one, too. I have no idea how this is going to turn out in the long run, or how frequently this will appear, but I thought it might be fun to do a round up of things I’ve spotted online; things […]

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