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Turn: Washington's spies

Posted April 30, 2018

TURN : Washington’s Spies is a brilliant television series set during the American Revolution that ran for 4 seasons on AMC.  Being a huge fan of historical dramas, I knew I would like this series, but how much I loved it was really a grea…

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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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