Outlander 212: Hail Mary… Full of Grace

 “The grave’s a fine and private place/ But none, I think, do there embrace.” – Andrew Marvell, “To His Coy Mistress,” as quoted by Diana Gabaldon in Dragonfly in Amber (the whole of which, PS, is pretty much a metaphor for the Outlander series. Check it out– but, you know, after you read this.)   […]

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Queen of the South

Thursday night was the premiere of Queen of the South on USA Network, although you may have thought this show had already been on for a while due to all the publicity and hype.  Or because it was – on Telemundo as a wildly successful telenovela La Reina del Sur.  USA Network decided to adapt […]

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Summer Reading List for Kids & Teens

For kids summer is about riding bikes in the neighborhood, pool parties, trips to Yogurtland, and driving camp counselors mad.  But at the end of every school year teachers repeat the golden mantra of summer: Don’t forget to read! My kid’s principal declared that every kid should be reading 45 minutes a day.  That’s a […]

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Me Before You Review!

Here we will review the book and movie of Me Before You. We keep spoilers to a minimum, but some basic plot points are shared. Rebecca’s thoughts are in blue and Chris’s in red. I have to admit: the trailer for the movie adaptation of JoJo Moyes’ Me Before You kind of turned me off. I hadn’t read the […]

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