Do you have a question about relationships and flirting?

You can email me about any of your relationship and flirtation questions, and I'll be happy to address them in my blog. Won't that be fun! Its very Dear Abby, but hey...I'm just as good as she is! Just put "Dear Ottis" in the subject. Make sure your letters are annoymous though, to protect you and me. Send all questions to

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The "I'm Feeling Richer" Effect

I feel like this is me.  As my Grandpa would say, "I have a champagne taste on a beer budget."

Monday, June 13, 2011

For the Foodies

This past weekend Les Freres Gourmand (my catering company) got the chance to cater a wonderful recital put on by the incredibly talented Mariah Wilson.  She performed perfectly on piano, vibrantly vied on violin, harmoniously hammed it up on the harp, and absolutely amazed with her alto voice.  It was a stunning event, and so we decided to provide some stunning food.  Here are some pics and descriptions of what the evening provided.


The following is taken from an interview with Justice Antonin Scalia (my absolute favorite Supreme Court Justice).  I think that his points are utterly fascinating, and in need of attention... by all.

"The thing that I most worry about; we will never be a distinguished age if we do not believe in excellence, if we have a hostility towards 'elitism.' the very notion that there some modes of behavior, some usages of language that are better than others.  The very notion that anything is better than anything else.  Once you reject that notion you're never gonna improve.  I'm afraid we've bought into that in a lot of fields.  'One man's vulgarity is another man's lyric.'  I mean, that is terrible.  What do you expect your language to come to if you believe in that.  But, its not true.  There are dignified and excellent ways to behave.  And there are undignified and base ways to behave. And people who regularly do the former are better than people who regularly do the latter.  And unless you believe that you're gonna have a vulgar society."

Friday, June 10, 2011


"There is no place for arrogance in our lives.  There is no place for conceit.  There is no place for egotism"
~Gordon B. Hinkley

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Another Laura Pausini song

So, this is just a song that I like.  I guess it kinda highlights my mood sometimes...hahaha.  Anyway, I hope you enjoy it.  I've included the text below the video if you wanna read along.