February 27, 2008

I received a Google Alert and found this widget on the HarperCollins site. Now I can obsess about the debut of my novel during every waking moment. Hmmm. Not sure if this is a good thing. I’m busy gathering prizes for my book party. What would YOU want to win? What would bring YOU to…

February 26, 2008

I am SO excited! Bank Street Books on the upper west side of Manhattan will be hosting my launch party on May 1 from 5-7 pm. I’m thrilled, because it is one of my very fave book stores. And now that they’re doing this, I may just have to make them my Very Fave, not…

February 25, 2008

I picked 16 correct wins and won $100 last night! Actually, it was a profit of $60 since my husband, two kids and I put in $40. Still, as my grandmother used to say, “It’s better than a kick in the pants!” Best dress: too many to choose from. Katherine Heigl is perfection, Helen Mirren…

February 24, 2008

No! Not for president! For the important stuff – the Oscars, baby! Last year I won $40 because I tied for first at the party we were at. Tonight, same party, but I’m hoping the other winner won’t be there and I’ll win the pot! Here is who I’m voting for (big prizes only):Best Pic…

February 23, 2008

I don’t want any of you to be sick, but I now know what that phrase “misery loves company” means. It is somewhat comforting to know that millions of people across the country know exactly how I’ve been feeling over the last 9 days. Yes, 9. I haven’t taken that many naps since I was…

February 5, 2008

If you’re in one of the primary states, don’t forget to vote! http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

February 3, 2008

I know I don’t post often enough, but that’s because it never feels like anyone ever reads it. Sob! Poor me, right? Well someone alerted me to this fabulous cartoon about just that. If I got a bazillion comments on it, and the creator – at Lee’s Doodles – got none, it would be a…