No matter the adjectives, it won’t be the Oscars

The MTV Movie Awards are on the horizon. Coming up April 12, in fact, and the cable network that used to play music videos is determined to be different. And of course that’s good. We don’t need another replay of the Golden Globes or the People’s Choice of the Oscars. In today’s installment of my…

A Valentine’s Day story about a dog and a bird

My Valentine’s Day started with an Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle clamor. Bed to floor to French doors to bed to my face. Get. Up. Da! I know the language of our beloved 4-year-old rescue mutt well. The 7:30 a.m. door-open resulted in a quicker exit than usual, and Ellie B scampered haphazardly around the…