Category Archives: nostalgia

girls of rock and roll

One of my most-often-rented videos when I was a kid was The Chipmunk Adventure. In it, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes are conned into competing in an around-the-world race for a cash prize. In reality, they’re facilitating illegal diamond sales. … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl

Back in October, I shared my favorite scary movies. While I’ve seen all of them numerous times, I have to admit that The Witches is one of my absolute favorites. There’s just something about the way that Roald Dahl delivers … Continue reading

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christmas comes but once a year

This is one of my favorite holiday cartoons. Enjoy!

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thanksgiving traditions

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! Today, my sister SG, B, and I are in Virginia with B’s family celebrating our good fortune and hard work. My favorite thing about the holidays is the opportunity to practice old and create new traditions. A … Continue reading

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yale vs. harvard

It’s that time of year!

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melissa joan hart

B informed me that Drive Me Crazy is now streaming on Netflix. This is a Big Deal, y’all. In college, CMD and I built a small collection of cheesy high school movies (on VHS, no less). Drive Me Crazy was … Continue reading

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one writer’s garden

Someone’s getting this for Christmas! “One Writer’s Garden is a handsome, durable book. If a reader has interest in gardens and also American literature, it will prove nearly irresistible. With the story of a restoration of a famous garden, its … Continue reading

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