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Author: Lisa K. Brown

Chestnuts Roasting By the Turkey Fire: A Story of Family, Thanksgiving, and Fires

I’ve only set an entire kitchen on fire once during the holidays (and folks, I’m talking the kind of oven mishap where incredibly handsome firemen show up followed by hypercritical insurance...

Should We Just Go Ahead and Call Thanksgiving “Pre Christmas”?

When I think back to my childhood and what I remember the most about Thanksgiving, I remember the early morning drive to Canton, Texas to spend the day with my Grandmother, Aunts, Uncles, and...

Hero Worship: Is Saying ‘We’ve Gone Too Far’ an Understatement?

Sometimes when I see Kim Kardashian on the cover of a magazine, or on TV, or, you know, in her science lab splitting the atom, I think to myself “Wha??” I’ve said it before (during a rather...

Remember “Cissy” From ‘Family Affair’? Exclusive Interview With Kathy Garver!

PolitiChicks' exclusive interview with Kathy Garver who played 'Cissy' on 'Family Affair and has a new book out, 'Surviving Cissy'.

Is Instant Access to EVERYTHING a Good Thing?

I’m now (GULP) 51-years old (shout out to all my buddies from the Class of 1981!!) and it occurred to me a couple of days ago, that when I was a young innocent gal of 15 the only thing I...

Dancing (Theoretically on My Couch) With the Stars, Week 5

Welcome to SWITCH WEEK, or as I like to call it “Someone else gets to dance with Derrick Hough week”!! Apparently (according to an announcer we’ve suspiciously never seen) “there’s drama in the...

Dancing (Theoretically on My Couch) With the Stars: Week 4

Time to NAME THAT WEEK! I’ll give you a hint:  it’s the complete opposite of Jam Week, and is sure to illicit pain, laughter, tears, and more pain…It’s the dreaded “Most Memorable Year” week!!!...

Dancing (Theoretically on my Couch) With the Stars: Week 3

It’s week three and even though we get to say buh-bye to another couple at the end of the show. (SPOILER ALERT:  It’s not the YouTube chick, because, yeah, she’s with Derek. It’s not the loony...

Dancing (Theoretically on my Couch) With the Stars, Week 2: Jam Monday

Well here we are again faithful reader, week two of Dancing with the Stars, and I think we can all breathe a sigh of relief now that Lolo Jones has been released back into the wild… (Cue...

NEW Weekly Blog: Dancing (Theoretically on my Couch) With the Stars, Week 1

Has it really been just a few short months since I threw my fists in the air triumphantly as my beloved Maks and Meryl won the coveted (according to ABC executives) Mirror Ball trophy on Dancing...