Reflections on Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, 2014

February 19, 2014

I attended Westminster 2014 as a guest of STAINMASTER, official Westminster carpet partner Sky the Wire Fox Terrier went Best In Show last week at the Garden, and if you want the play by play on the judging, there are more than a few sites that will give you the scoop.  And of course Sky and her handler […]

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Commercials worth watching: P&G Thank You Mom/Raising An Olympian series and Budweiser’s Super Bowl #BudweiserPuppy

February 2, 2014

Disclosure: I attended a press event for the launch of P&G‘s Raising An Olympian short films last fall.  I have no connection to Budweiser or the #BudweiserPuppy. Normally, I write about commercials over on my marketing blog, and share my opinion about both execution and effectiveness, focusing on how well they reach  (or don’t) the target […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2014

I don’t make them. And I don’t intend to start now. I’ve already committed to some actions to safeguard (and maybe improve in some aspects) my health, and hanging them on an arbitrary date is silly. Particularly since I started at Thanksgiving, which is far more often a watershed for changes in my life. But […]

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Christmas traditions

December 29, 2013

Like most families, our Christmas traditions are a blend of heritage, family and the things you add just because YOU like them. Or sometimes, as most of my family will attest in the case of my Christmas music, ONLY because you like them. But I digress. At my house, our Christmas tree is a blend […]

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The December 2013 Bigot Olympics

December 24, 2013

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any weirder, we have the December 2013 Bigot Olympics. Granted, there were other notable examples of racism, sexism and homophobia in the news over the year, not the least of which was the verdict in the killing of Trayvon Martin. But December was truly the lightning round, with […]

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