The Cupcake Pirate


It’s been a hell of a few weeks here at DBA HQ. Pirates. Cupcakes. A gorgeous, custom made apron. More cupcakes. A play. Still more cupcakes. Oh, where to start?…Ah, yes, the play’s the thing! So we openedĀ  and closed “Judgement at Nuremberg” and I have to say, it was a really good show. Congrat…

The Patron Saint of Earthworms


You are probably reading the title of this post and wondering, “What the hell is she talking about now?” Allow me to explain. Even though I am not vegan, I’ve always been a sucker for God’s creatures, be they furry, feathered, finned or well, freaky. I come by the “be fearless” part of my “have…

Killin’ Bugs and Takin’ Names


One of my favorite things about summer is gardening. Ever since I was a little girl, growing up in an Italian-American family on Long Island, NY, I’ve been exposed to gardening. My Grandfather was a master. He could literally make anything grow. My Grandmother, would then take the spoils of his victory and make it…

His and Hers Pappardelle


So I had a bad day today. Nothing major happened, just one of those days when everything seems, well, just so damned far out of reach. So after finishing the “day job” work day (which included a conference call at the end of the day) I was just kinda over it. I moped around the…