I Said CARE! by Deb Kristy

What I’m reading now? Well, I’m reading a lot now. I’m always reading a lot. I read the back of the Pantene bottle while I’m washing my hair; I read the toothpaste label while I’m brushing my teeth; I read license plates while I’m driving. What? Anyway, as far as books go, I usually have several going at once. One is always on my bathroom counter. I hold it open…

Saturday, June 2, 2007

Rumors (and not of the Fleetwood Mac Variety) by Deb Kristy

There is a terrible and untrue rumor out there about moi, Debutante Kristy. The rumor goes something like this: “Oh that Kristy, she’s so organiiiized!” (Said in your best Cyndi Lauper voice.) Let us put this vicious rumor to rest once and for all, shall we? You see, The Debutante Ball has a topic each week, and that has worked out quite nicely since we started dancing. But we’ve discussed…

Saturday, May 26, 2007

News Flash! May 20, 2007

Deb Postcard Contest! With only two more Debs to go, the Deb Postcard Contest is on once again! Check out our Contest page to enter! Debs on Film! New Line Cinema has hired a screenwriter to adapt Eileen Cook’s Unpredictable. This takes us one step closer to having to figure out what to wear to the Oscars. No reason we can’t start obsessing already. Have Faith in your Debs! Deb…

Sunday, May 20, 2007

The Wonderful World of Webkinz by Deb Kristy

What I love about our new Pop Culture topic is that there’s so much material to choose from! So I’ve been paying attention this week. I’ve been scanning the National Enquirer in the Publix check-out line, I’ve pored over People magazine, I’ve eavesdropped on fourteen-year-old girls (btw, I have NO idea what they were talking about). And I’ve found that the pictures of Mariah Carey and Courtney Love and their…

Saturday, May 19, 2007

News Flash! May 6, 2007

Debs Talking to Debs! Deb Mia is yakking it up with Deb Tish the day before THE day. Join in the conversation at Mia Musings this Monday. As for recipes, we have Jack’s substitute salad dressing from the scene where he tries to convince his son’s girlfriend that he’s a normal father. Do you really want to miss that? Friends of the Debs! The Debs are thrilled to announce that…

Sunday, May 6, 2007

If I don’t Believe am I still a Bull? Or just full of it? by Deb Kristy

So I know this post is a little later than my usual Saturday post, but it was on purpose. Really. See, I had to wait until today in order to bring you this: Powered by Astrocenter.com  May 5, 2007 Daily Taurus horoscope Your concept of reality may be more based on your emotions than on facts, dear Taurus. This is one of those days when this sort of paradigm of…

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Please Pass the Butter by Deb Kristy

I like my name. It has a certain rhythm to it (can anyone spell rhythm correctly the first time?) and I like the symmetry of the two K’s. I also like the fact that if you fake an Irish brogue, you can say my last name correctly on the first try. Go ahead, try it: Keeeer-nin. Just makes you ache for a black and tan doesn’t it? But like most…

Saturday, April 28, 2007

News Flash! April 15, 2007

Ale! Deb Anna sold the Italian rights to her book, Party Girl, which means that Italians will be able to read all about the misadventures of a ragazza facile (that’s ‘party girl’ to you and me). Debs on the Road! Deb Kristy will be in Tennessee and Kentucky this coming week. Come see her if you’re near-by! Details here… Debs on the Web!  Promise Not to Tell has the honor of being…

Sunday, April 15, 2007

When They GET It – Off-Topic by Deb Kristy

I gave a talk at Miami Dade College on Friday. There were two groups of students there, English students and math students, and let me tell you, college students are a tough audience. For one thing, they have their bored look so down. I haven’t been able to arrange my face in that position for years, though I’m quite sure I was a real pro at it when I was…

Saturday, April 7, 2007

The Literary Genius of The Bob-Whites by Deb Kristy

My favorite literary character must be that great hero of Tish Cohen and mine, Trixie Belden. See, Trixie, despite her stripper name and modest background, was a real girl. She wore jeans (unlike Nancy Drew who was more apt to wear something called dungarees) and though she loved her very closest friend in the world, Honey (okay, seriously, what’s going on with these names?!), she also admitted to feelings of…

Saturday, March 24, 2007