It’s Friday, time for another edition of Hot Coffee on the Boulevard! Have a great weekend.
Kelly Corrigan’s memoir of her relationship with her mother sounds like something Sharon wants to read. Check out Glitter and Glue.
Also on Sharon’s list – The Wives of Los Alamos
Helene Cohen Bludman of the blog Books is Wonderful recommends two books – and we trust her opinion!
If you’re looking for a place to retire, this excellent article on the AARP website has more than just pictures – there’s all kinds of great info to help you find your dream city.
If you’re not ready to retire, here are some of the best places to work, also courtesy of AARP.
OPINIONS and OTHER WRITING
Mystery writer Lynn Shepherd throws down on J.K. Rowling, says “Stick with kiddie lit!”
This piece in the New York Times Modern Love section this week was especially lovely.
FASHION AND BEAUTY
Sharon fell in love with Diorshow mascara on a recent trip to Nordstrom.
The website Stitchfix.com is a fun way to shop – and get a surprise – as often as you like.
POLITICS AND CURRENT EVENTS
Is the internet killing the feminist community?
Watch Seth Rogen speak with gentle humor and eloquence about his mother-in-law’s battle with Alzheimer’s. Deaths from Alzheimer’s are increasing at a dramatic, wretched pace.
The app Tripcase is a wonderful tool for planning a vacation.
Judy Freedman is doing the Jewish girl whine – “I wanna go to Mi-AM-i!” Considering the weather where she lives, we don’t blame her one bit!
Nothing like Legos to make the best picture movies seem a little less serious…
Take a trip down memory lane with this montage of the Oscar winning songs for every year from 1960 – 1990. Remember “You Light Up My Life?” Yeah, neither did we!