No Shortage of Lemons

I’ve always loved the old adage “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. It’s the epitome of positive thinking to take something seemingly negative and turn it into a positive. But here’s the thing. I love lemons. I think that humble, versatile, yellow orb gets a bad rap. The lovely fruit can delicately flavor food…

Into Africa

Baroness Karen von Blixen, who wrote under the pen name Isak Dinesen, famously shared her life as a Danish expat living and working on a coffee plantation in Kenya in her lovely memoir, Out of Africa. In that account, she writes that she has a song of Africa that floods her with memories and longing…

And the Award goes to…

I love this time of year. In the entertainment industry the next two months are known as Award season. In that time frame, there are The Golden Globe Awards, the Critics Choice Awards, the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, the Writer’s Guild Awards, The Director’s Guild Awards, the Producer’s Guild Awards, the British Academy Film Awards,…