Less than a month until this year’s festival. Come join the Beautiful Bald Babes as we once again shave our heads for childhood cancer and, while you are there, enjoy beer and a Proper Pie or two. It’s a great event and the Saint Baldrick’s Foundation will hold their annual head-shaving event Saturday […]Read more "Coming Soon! The Church Hill Irish Festival And Bald Heads for a Good Cause"
January 22nd 2016, Norris Auditorium, Northwestern University – Once again I took my favorite seat, (second row, second seat from the left) curled up under my fuzzy blankie (to hide my personal Facebook updating during the event), and settled in for 24 more hours of the best of the worst. What I lacked in theme […]Read more "B-Fest 2016 – More Crap Happens"
And our annual pilgrimage to Dallas comes round again. Wow, 10 years, that’s a lot of crap movies (over 130 according to the commemorative programs one of the usual gang of psychopaths very kindly produced for the occasion). I didn’t attend my first T-Fest until 2008, so I missed those first three glorious years, but […]Read more "T-Fest 2015: Ten Years of Hokum"
Ah, Richmond on NASCAR weekend, what’s a car-bored girl to do? Turns out that for the past ten years a great alternative event has been taking place about 30 minutes west of the city The South African Food and Wine Festival is the brainchild of the folks at Greyhaven Winery, one of the many vineyards […]Read more "EVENT REVIEW: 2015 SOUTH AFRICAN FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL"
Because I promised to share this story one day… NOTE: This article was originally written in 2010 for inclusion in the historical records of my then National Guard unit. I was a newly minted (and anciently cynical, having spent a number of years in the NCO corps) Medical Officer whose first assignment from the BC […]Read more "Adventures in a Tajik Whorehouse"
It’s been suggested that I may have a bit of a Colonial Williamsburg problem. Living only an hour away, I have an annual pass most years and find that it combines nicely with several other events that I attend regularly in the region. Christmas there is an extended family tradition and I just find that […]Read more "Travel Review – Colonial Williamsburg, RevQuest 2015"
I suppose it’s about time for my much delayed review of last month’s April’s Texas adventures. Things have been a bit weird in Chez Jane this month for ages now, but I really have no excuse for not putting this together sooner besides inertia. Ah, the power of procrastination. I’ve had this review 80% complete […]Read more "Tween-Fest 2015"