Monthly Archives: January 2012

“One for the Money”

Janet Evanovich’s ONE FOR THE MONEY has finally been made into a movie by the same name! It was cute and amusing, like the book, although I hadn’t really envisioned Katherine Heigl as Stephanie Plum, Sherri Shepherd as Lula, or Debbie Reynolds as … Continue reading

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Milk Toast

To say I was a sickly child is an understatement. One year I missed 87 days of school with earaches, bouts of tonsilitis, and respiratory infections. (I kept up my grades because a classmate brought me homework.) Whenever my throat … Continue reading

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A Winter Day

*It’s been a while since I’ve had the time to be pensive. Hence, I haven’t posted any Miscellaneous Thoughts. It’s winter and one would think things would slow down, but that’s not quite true. There are more flus and colds … Continue reading

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“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Zzzzzzz…B-b-b-boring. What a waste of good talent – Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Zoltan Mucsi, John Hurt, Mark Strong, Toby Jones, and Benedict Cumberbatch – “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” was on such a droll production of the unenergetic novel of the … Continue reading

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“Haywire”

We just returned from seeing “Haywire” with Gina Carano, Michael Douglas, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, and Antonio Banderas. Gina Carano is a martial arts expert with awesome moves. In this debut movie, it was quite evident that her confidence comes from … Continue reading

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THE WEIGHT OF SILENCE by Heather Gudenkauf

Heather Gudenkauf’s The Weight of Silence is one heck of a debut novel. It grabbed me right off the bat and kept me from putting it down. Gudenkauf’s prose is neither overly embellished nor too stark. She develops a suspenseful, believable plot by … Continue reading

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Quick Spicy Potatoes & Chicken

Hungry and rushed for dinner – again? Don’t give in to fast-food drive-throughs. Here’s something quick, simple, and yummy… Recipe of the Week: Quick Spicy Potatoes & Chicken 4 med. potatoes, washed/unpeeled, cut into 3/4″ cubes salt, pepper, garlic powder 1 … Continue reading

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