What I’ve Been Reading: The Day the Crayons Quit

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What is a little boy to do when all of his crayons suddenly go on strike? Not only are his crayons feeling tired and overworked but others are feeling ignored and neglected. Through… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Watching…

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After watching all the available seasons of Supernatural, I needed to find something to fill the Winchester void. Many positive recommendations later I decided to watch Angel, a show that finished airing on television… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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Words like hilarious, heart-felt, and enthralling may seem like odd descriptors for a memoir about working in a crematory, but Caitlin Doughty’s coming-of-age story are all of these things and more.  Written in prose… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Watching: The Hobbit Trilogy

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To all the Peter Jackson fans, The Hobbit trilogy is worth a watch. If you were a follower of Jackson’s film adaptions of J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings then you won’t… Continue reading

I’ll Drink To That: A Life In Style, with a Twist

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Clothes represent who we are or want to be. Bergdorf Goodman’s legendary personal shopper, Betty Halbreich, at age 86, tells us her story in the delightful, complex and engaging memoir: I’ll Drink to… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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To whom does the past belong? You might be surprised to discover that when it comes to the world of ancient artifacts and antiquities the most ethical answer may not be the best… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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Tana French writes a set of psychological thrillers that take place in Ireland. She’s up to five so far and each one centers on a different detective in the “Dublin Murder Squad.” Not a traditional… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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After nearly drowning three years earlier, 10 year old Jack Peter became terrified of leaving his home; instead he stays indoors and draws monsters. This is the story of what happens when the… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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As the writer Anne Lamott said, December “is a month of Mondays” and I wholeheartedly agree. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays I find it difficult to finish a novel (even… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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Written with heart, humor and honesty Danielle Krysa’s book Creative Block is a refreshing and inspiring collection of interviews that delves into the creative processes of fifty successful artists. From illustrators to ceramicists,… Continue reading

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