Author Archives: Zer

…Nose Best

Happy Red Nose Day! If you haven’t already, you can donate here. If you have no idea what Red Nose Day is, keep reading…and then you can donate here.

This fundraiser to end childhood poverty has been going strong since 2015 in the US (and since 1988 in the UK). Read the rest of this entry


…Be A Neighbor

There’s a lot going on in the world this Tuesday. Some of it’s bad and a lot of it is mundane. However, one thing that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face is a trending hashtag — #ThingsILearnedFromMrRogers

During 31 seasons of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Fred Rogers taught countless lessons to generations of children.

The lesson behind it all though, was quite simple — be kind. Read the rest of this entry


After a weekend filled with royal weddings and hasty horses in a haze (and your actual life), it’s time for a Sunday Funday.

Before you protest with your mile-long to-do list, allow me a quick moment to rationalize/justify a few minutes of Sunday rest and relaxation. Read the rest of this entry

…Come Together

On the eve of the Royal Wedding, the world is divided into (more or less) two camps — those anxiously awaiting the forthcoming nuptials between Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle, and those who could care less.

As you might have guessed, I fit into the former group, and I’d like to plead my case.

Whether you’ve been counting down the days or not, you have to admit that, historically speaking, this is a pretty cool moment. Read the rest of this entry

…Kill It

Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer in Killing Eve (2018)It’s that time of year when once upon a time, television series would wrap up their seasons. Of course, in the golden age of television there is no off-season. Which is why in mid-May there are still new shows to discover, like spy thriller, “Killing Eve.”

Currently just past the halfway point of its freshman season, “Eve,” is not your average hour-long spy drama. It has the high stakes and energy of a thriller and the sweetness of a buddy-cop story. In short, it’s highly addictive, and with only eight episodes in its first season you can probably fit it into your television schedule. Read the rest of this entry