Something I don’t normally do…

... is post something short, sweet, non-dyspeptic and by someone else. But, goldarnnit, the someone else here is J Walter Thompson, the venerable ad agency, the original "Mad Men" blue-suited dinosaur that's updated its DNA and partnered with Tourism Toronto to create a soul-stirring 60-second promotional video (actually, an entire campaign) about my hometown that … Continue reading Something I don’t normally do…

Sacramento! and other useful California expressions, PLUS: Great big flying PUSSY !

In mere HOURS I'm off to surely-to-god-it's-got-to-be-warmer-than-here California for a sojourn in Sacramento. I say "sojourn" because that's the word Joan Didion would use, she being after all Sacramento's most famous export. And when in doubt about what word to use or how generally to proceed, I always check my "What Would Joanie Do? Nurturing … Continue reading Sacramento! and other useful California expressions, PLUS: Great big flying PUSSY !