Author: Carlota

National Donut Day

So today, according to the Interwebs, is National Donut Day (which, interestingly enough, came the day after the  government released the food pyramid’s replacement, the “Nutrition Plate”) and considering I slept about 3 solid hours due to a sick pet and being swamped with work, and the NY Times is reminded me, yet again, that…
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June 3, 2011 0

This morning, I dropped by a branch of my bank (which I refuse to name since it deserves no free advertising whatsoever…yeah, and go ahead and sue me: enjoy a piece of my debt load!) in the Elmhurt section of Queens and was, for a moment, a little surprised to see that all the signs…
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June 2, 2011 1

"There’s enough lawyers!"

http://youtu.be/EmCc2GjZqUI I love how she thinks being a “spaceman” or “trashman” is better than being an attorney…enjoy!


June 1, 2011 0

On Panda Pawns and "real" news

http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/wnyc-news-blog/2011/may/31/chinatown-kids-defeat-high-schoolers-national-chess-match/ I heard this, this am while drinking my tea, and I can’t explain why it made me laugh till I cried, but the idea of a little kid beating a high school kid just gave me so much evil glee…(though if I had been that high schooler, I would have had fantasies of drop-kicking…
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June 1, 2011 0

Public Speaking

Posters of me @ the NewLife Expo, advertising my course, “Becoming the Hero of Your Own Life: 10 Steps to Reinvention” (Friday, June 10, 2011 @ 6pm at the New Yorker Hotel)…! My inner 8 yr old is giggling maniacally. (This is the same 8 yr old whom my parents, Mr. & Mrs. Zimmerman, asked if she wanted…
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May 31, 2011 0

Regrets/I’ve had a few/but then again/too few to mention…

Tempted as I am, on this already sweltering & sticky day in NYC, to whinge at length about the fact that I have the theme song to “Sanford & Son” stuck in my head (Don’t ask.), I should attempt to be (semi) professional, so instead…I’m speaking at the NewLife Expo on June 10th (6pm!) about…
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May 31, 2011 0