Hello, Persephoneers! After a very long week, let’s sit down with an oldie but a goodie, a film that’s on nearly everyone’s to-view list: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” made in 1961 and starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neil, and Mickey Rooney, and based on the novel of the same name by Truman Capote.
It’s another Friday comment game LTP! Continue reading Lunchtime Poll 3/1/13: FMK
Ah, workplace random playlist, you always provide a gem or two every month. My coworker was shimmying to this song behind our registers the other night, and I can’t really blame her for it. This week is thankfully almost over, so let’s just get to the dancing! Continue reading This Thursday Open Thread Dance Party is Heavenly!
Every year is a good year, but 1977 was one of those years that changes everything. We may not have known it then, but we were on the brink of the future.
I hate interviews. Unfortunately, as I recently learned firsthand, getting the job can take as many as five or six of them. For me, that was an incredibly stressful experience. Luckily, I know some helpful people and I am a Google Ninja Warrior. Continue reading Etiquette: Interview Edition
I wasn’t sure what I was getting into with Tracy Engelbrecht’s memoir, The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No. Being a childless woman in her mid-twenties, I wasn’t sure how I would relate to a book about Engelbrecht, who found out she was going to be a mom when she was fourteen. I figured it would just be another whiny tale about men’s trickery and the woes of being a teenage mom. I was dead wrong. Continue reading Book Review: The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No
We’ve narrowed down the list to one character per author, but that doesn’t mean the choices after the cut will be any less difficult. Continue reading Middlemarch Madness III: Who’s Going in the Bracket?
The other day, a new sub shop opened in my town. Because we are always dying for something new to eat at lunch, some colleagues and I decided to give it a shot. While we were waiting in the ridiculously long line, we started discussing dishes at restaurants that are named after celebrities. Continue reading Celebrity Sandwiches