darlings today was a red letter day. do you know the origin of the term? we just checked – just to be sure – well, in the medieval calendars a holy, or special (most probably holy, it being medieval and all that) day was marked with a red letter (by the monks – solitary or … Continue reading a red letter day.
darlings *popping_on_suffragette_sash* here’s a post for International Women’s Day. with music by the great tormented free-soul deep female genius of ms. Janis Joplin. https://soundcloud.com/legacyrecordings/sets/janis-joplin-the-pearl-1 turn it up! *sighs_happily* oh that’s l o v e l y. firstly: Proper Credit is due to Ms. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich for her deeply delicious quote: well-behaved women seldom make history … Continue reading (special post for @womensday) well behaved women seldom make history #internationalwomensday
darlings how lovely! it’s s u n d a y m o r n i n g. our friends at the Velvet Underground (we adore velvet) sang it best: oh. really? of course. *sighs* if you cannot see that Transmission in your territory either ask mr. google for “Velvet Underground” and “sunday … Continue reading hello sunday.
darlings *looks_around* gosh. another Tuesday? so soon? well. what shall we talk about? do you have tea? we have tea. oh good, you’re sorted. then we’ll begin. did you remember it was Mozart’s birthday yesterday? we celebrated by listening to much of his Greatest Hits and felt Rather Rousing while conducting an imaginary string quartet … Continue reading hello tuesday.
darlings it’s been an ENTIRE YEAR since we returned to Los Angeles to live (and thrive). *exhales* and, gosh, hasn’t it been a Tremendous journey thus far? as we sit here, smiling at the glorious sunshine as it fills teamgloria towers, carrying on with our delicious thoughts ruminating in the psyche, who-we-are-in-RL is tap-tap-tapping-at-the-keyboard next … Continue reading a year ago today: back in L.A *exhales*
darlings los angeles is lovely at twilight. even when it’s a strip mall. better when it’s an apartment building with neon and naughtiness (in yesteryears, perhaps now – who knows…….) talking of plots: we’ve seen three movies in the past *looksvaguelytocamera* day or so. because we’ve been writing a LOT and needed a break (well, … Continue reading movie nights and screenwriting days #LifeInLosAngeles.
darlings waving to you from the couch looking at the Hollywood Hills while eating cucumber (chunks, not slices – easier with the fingers) and black olives (cured – they weren’t sick, but, you know, with olive oil and herbs and so forth)! our plans changed (someone changed their mind for our assignation today – no, … Continue reading sometimes there are more Questions than answers, especially while at the #SunsetTower the day before the Academy Awards
darlings you never know which letters one writes that will have the desired effect – in work, life, love and all the other reasons to write and receive a Letter. Helene Hanff had no earthly clue that her charming and irascible letters to a certain bookseller would become a book, a broadway and west end Show and … Continue reading the magic of letters. #HeleneHanff #letterfromnewyork
darlings (peering from under the umbrella) is it raining where you are? it’s been POURING down all day here. not torrentially. more a consistent drip-drip-drip-misty-hair-ruining-drip-drip. quelle depressing. so we’ve been trying to spot magical moments to provide relief from the rain. like the magical lending library on cornelia street. which apparently is part of a … Continue reading magical manhattan moments on a rainy day.
………but we do our best. even when it is POURING down in manhattan and Pretty Depressing. still – on the bright side: there’s always coffee shops and early morning conversations with one’s agent (always such a lovely word to say)…. and talking about novels that made us Thrilled to be alive when we were Much … Continue reading it is awfully hard to feel hopeful on a cold winter rainy day