Cleveland, film festival, films, running

Virtual #Birfday5K to sponsor a film at #CIFF39!

//player.vimeo.com/video/110243608 Birfday5K from Jill Grun on Vimeo.Of course, let's be honest. This is a Run For Bling situation, amirite, so here is the awesome medal all Virtual 5K participants will receive:Not a runner/walker? That's okay! You can still donate to my Birfday 5K, although be aware this option does not include the medal or the… Continue reading Virtual #Birfday5K to sponsor a film at #CIFF39!

body image, films, food, popular culture, weight loss, weight watchers

there’s always money in the banana stand

For those of you not familiar with actor Tony Hale or Arrested Development, I suggest you go get yourself familiar. Right now. No, really. It's cool. I'll wait. Just pick your poison, as it's available to stream on Hulu+, Netflix, and Amazon Prime. And because Fox cancelled it well before it's time it won't take… Continue reading there’s always money in the banana stand

Cleveland, films, memory lane, WILW

What I Love Wednesday: Horseshoe Casino

You know that scene in A Christmas Story when Ralphie meets Santa? That was filmed here in Cleveland (along with the exterior of their house) at the famous Higbee's building downtown. When I was growing up, we used to go and I still remember it as one of the swankiest department stores I've ever been… Continue reading What I Love Wednesday: Horseshoe Casino