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  • Books – June 2018 Roundup

    I am so proud of myself for finishing four books this month.  Granted, it went exactly as I predicted, and being back to work, and having time during my commute and lunch hour to listen to audiobooks means that I have actual dedicated time to read which I didn’t during maternity leave.  Going forward from […]

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  • Theater – Waiting for Godot

    There are certain things that as a cultured person you feel you ought to know, or read or see.  There have been times when – despite being an aficionado of pop culture – I have failed myself profusely on some of these popular culture touchstones in literature, theater, movies and television.  And I felt really […]

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  • Services – Foodstirs

    I feel like I’ve reviewed a fair number of subscription services.  From personal shoppers for clothing, to wine, to meal kits, to meal kits, to flowers…I mean, I know there are lots more things I could be looking at like beauty boxes and things for pets, but honestly, those aren’t as important to me for […]

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  • TV – Jane the Virgin (CW)

    Are you as frustrated as I am by my relating everything I write about recently to my pregnancy and childbirth experience?  It’s a little ridiculous.  I keep thinking that I should have wider experiences and things to write about beyond simply now being a mother, but because it’s the majority of my focus all day, […]