From the monthly archives:

October 2009

I, Chef

October 20, 2009

Last spring I made stuffed cabbage, based on a recipe in Pauline’s post.  It was such a fantastic success that a mere five months later I was ready to try another one of her recipes. Luckily for me, Pauline recently added a recipe for Bigos, a national dish of Poland. According to Pauline, I never […]

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Sunday is My Fun Day. I Mean, “Fun” Day.

October 19, 2009

Do you ever have one of those days when you wake up and think, “Dear Lord, please take me painlessly and quickly or as a back up plan, at least let me stay in bed all day and eat M&Ms”? That was my Sunday morning last weekend, except instead of a quick death and/or M&M […]

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Celebrity Sighting, October 19th

October 19, 2009

Since I live in NYC, I see celebrities. On the street. In stores. In my dreams. On this page, I will chronicle them all. At absolutely no charge to you. Because I like to give back to the community. Saturday, October 17, 2009 Larry David walking in the West Village with a young woman. I don’t […]

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The Fight

October 18, 2009

Husbandrinka and I are mid-fight right now. It started last night, when I made an innocent observation that he has bad manners, and for some reason he became offended. Even though I specifically said that I didn’t think that it was his fault since he obviously didn’t know any better. He counterclaimed that his manners […]

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Top Thoughts About the Balloon Boy

October 17, 2009

* How long before we have a new song: Where Were You When The World Stopped Spinning And Started Watching What Looked Like A Tin Foil Chef’s Hat Floating Through the Air? * By the way, how big is Colorado? Shouldn’t that thing have been in Mexico after three hours of floating? * Thank you, […]

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Most of the Real Housewives of New York and Me

October 14, 2009

Guess what I did tonight? I went to a Kodak-sponsored event that was hosted by RHONY’s own Jill Zarin, one of my top five favorite Real Housewives of New York. As soon as I got to the hotel, I was asked to sign a nondisclosure manifesto. So let me reassure you that I will not […]

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How To Make Your Husband Insane

October 13, 2009

So Husbandrinka, the kids and I are driving home after a lovely three day weekend at my parents’ dacha and because it has been 12 minutes since my last meal, I ask Husbandrinka what he thinks we should have for dinner. And he says, “Well, we ate a lot all weekend, so why don’t we […]

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Best Things About Obama Getting the Nobel Peace Prize

October 12, 2009

1. It didn’t go to Roman Polanski. 2. This can’t be good for Rush Limbaugh’s health. 3. Or Dick Cheney’s. 4. Hillary gets to say things like “It’s better to be thrown accolades than shoes.” 5. The Barack Obama action figure is the first one ever to come with Nobel accessories included. 6. Surely Michelle’s […]

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