My Cat Isn’t on Board with Your Plastic Bag Ban

When “eco-friendly” means more trash, rethink your plan

I can’t believe I did it, the thing I’d vowed to eschew for as long as I could possibly manage. I clicked over to Amazon and begrudgingly placed an order. For a…

In this house we believe heterodox things you can’t mass-produce for yard display

Facebook Firestorm — image by

I posted the above photo on Facebook and opened up a can of woke backlash. I assumed nearly everyone had seen the original “In this house we believe…” signs that were being riffed on. I also figured…

Congress and corporate America feed the division so they can keep pillaging

Image by DarkWorkX from Pixabay

A pandemic is sweeping the country, driving over 40 million Americans out of work. Protests have sprung up in major cities and small towns, citizens pouring into the streets to rally against police violence and racial injustice. A…

Keala Settle’s Lettie Lutz, the Bearded Lady from The Greatest Showman, Channels Maria from The Sound of Music

Showman is the movie we’ve waited fifty years for and a new generation’s cultural touchstone

When The Sound of Music premiered in 1965, the long-lived wave of movie musicals was already breaking. The movie was ruthlessly panned by reviewers, who mocked it for its supposed sappiness and overly-loose take on…

Cheryl Cory

Lover of The Sound of Music and author of the novels MUST’VE DONE SOMETHING GOOD and WE HAVE CONFIDENCE! Tweets @PineconeMoment

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