Casting Call: TLC Looking for San Diego Family

  TLC's hit lifestyle makeover show Home Made Simple is casting it's 8th season in the San Diego area!   Do you need help (or do you know someone who needs help): . Creating a “house” that feels more like a “home?” . Organizing a cluttered room? . Creating time-saving and healthy, nutritious, and yummy […]

Teens and the Hollywood Money-Making Machine

Most of you know my shtick buy now. My opinions are conservative regarding certain television shows, teen celebrities, and what I consider to be infractions to our values and social decorum by some Hollywood artists and their parents. For a little over two years, I've been writing here and at about young Hollywood's outrageous […]

Comic-Con 2010 Hotel, Shuttle and Badge Pick-Up Information

This year Comic-Con is offering a few added options to help make your attendance at the biggest comic book show in the western hemisphere all that more enjoyable. ADDITIONAL HOTEL ROOMS:  Comic-Con has additional hotels in the Mission Valley area. Please visit to check availability and shuttle access to these hotels. ADDITIONAL SHUTTLE ROUTE:The […]

Knight and Day: Duck and cover after chuckling or the gun fire might get you too

One hour and fifty minutes go by as quickly as the adrenaline-charged, computer-generated action sequences in the film “Knight and Day” which opens tomorrow. This light, romantic, action comedy relies heavily on the million dollar grins of the movie's main actors,Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz starring as Roy Miller and June Havens, to get you to invest in […]

A Proper College Send Off and Celebration

Our son's graduation is finally behind us!  It was a TWO week-long celebration full of formal award presentations, sports banquets, mass, blessings, parties and lots and lots of family. Our first-born is the fifth in our family to go through the pomp and circumstance of graduating from high school, but the second one going on […]