Category Archives for Fun

Mr Mood will tell you if it’s time to reinvent yourself

The best system I ever encountered in my life was the one where I’d get a slip of paper with a smiley face or a frowny face (or something in between) on it when I picked up my preschool son … Continue reading

21. December 2012 by Pam
Categories: Fun, Health/Fitness, Life | 1 comment

High or Low (Drinking Game) for Tequila shots, because inside nearly every Cowgirl is a Badgirl

I live in a country known for its culture of pragmatic moderation, but every now and then I’m bored, with friends, and we want to be bad. I’ve taught a few of my French friends how to throw a decent … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: Entertaining, Fun, Games | Leave a comment

Try delicious Buddha Finger (nothing to do with chicken or Chinese food)

Two words: teenage stepkids. Strike terror into your heart? Exactly. So when I see an opportunity for quality time with my 16-year-old stepdaughter, I grab it. I never would have expected such an opportunity to come in the form of … Continue reading

17. December 2012 by Pam
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Appygraph for (kinda) cute quickie e-cards from your phone

Hurry up and wait is how we live, and the hurry up part is OK mostly, but the wait part is a bitch. There are better ways to spend your time than staring at the mole on the bald head … Continue reading

27. November 2012 by Pam
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Poker Hands is teaching me when to hold ‘em

And when to fold ‘em. A couple of months ago I competed, on a whim, in my first Texas Hold ‘Em tournament. Despite the fact that my dad taught me to play with pennies when I was barely old enough to … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Sam
Categories: Fun, Games | 1 comment

Everything’s big in Boldomatic

Thank gawd for ALL CAPS, right? They really come in handy for sms bickering and comic strips. But they are rather rude. I’ve seen some people use *asterisks* when they want to be emphatic. You kind of have to do … Continue reading

23. November 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Fun, Poetry | 1 comment

Triple Town may be a gateway drug, but I needed an intervention

I couldn’t stop. I swear, I don’t know what got ahold of me. I’m not a gamer. I cringe at the thought of wasting precious time in front of a screen doing nothing that will benefit me, causing me pangs of guilt … Continue reading

21. November 2012 by Sam
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TuneIn to the world’s radio stations

One of the things I miss, as a Californian in France, is my “comfort music.” Like an old song that would come on the radio and take me back to my first slow dance. Or Mexican music — part of … Continue reading

16. November 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Fun, Music | 2 comments

The Amazing Type-Writer for retro creative fun

Back in the 20th century, I was one of those people who kept paper and pen next to the bed to write down whatever came bubbling out of my brain when I had insomnia. Poems. Grocery lists. Profound revelations. You … Continue reading

27. October 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Fun, Photography, Poetry | Leave a comment

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