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The Witches: Salem 1692 (sound recording)

Posted October 11, 2017

At this time of year, it is always fun to pick up a read that is a little frightening.  Most people will reach for fiction.  This year, I am reading a non-fiction selection, “The Witches : Salem, 1692” by:  Stacy Schiff &nd…

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Hamilton: An American Musical

Posted August 31, 2016

To say that I am obsessed with the Broadway Cast Recording of the smash hit “Hamilton” isn’t even scratching the surface! I have it playing every moment I am in my car and have driven my family insane with my insistence on listening…

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Poldark

Posted January 5, 2016

I’m not sure that I have ever seen quite so many women swoon as I have as they walk back into the library to return their copy of the “Poldark” DVD!  Lucky for me, I caught this series on PBS last season and was instantly hooke…

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Whiplash

Posted March 31, 2015

The promotional poster for Whiplash reads, "Exhilarating," "Astounding," "Electrifying!" This movie is all of that and so much more.

Andrew Neiman is a young drummer who dreams of becoming a great jazz musician. He has secured a spot in one of Man…

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The railway man

Posted October 7, 2014

Colin Firth can do no wrong. I have been swept away by him in every movie he has ever worked in, and his portrayal of Eric Lomax in "The Railway Man" once again transported me.

Firth flawlessly plays British Army Lieutenant Eric Lomax who, along wi…

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