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Shameless

Shameless I read that Shameless is the most watched series on Netflix in America. Sherlock Holmes is the most watched Netflix show in England.  This sparked my curiosity and so I binged watched Shameless this week—all 7 Seasons. The first … Continue reading

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J.R.R Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien once said, “One of my strongest opinions that investigation of an author’s biography is an entirely vain and false approach to his works” And it is true that by looking strictly at the events of his … Continue reading

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All In The Playing

All In The Playing My first memory of Shirley MacLaine is watching a bit of her made for TV movie Out On A Limb. My mother had read some of her books, but I was too young to read them … Continue reading

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Bleeding Hearts

Bleeding Hearts Lena Olin is a Swedish actress who might be best known for playing Sydney Bristow’s scheming mother. Before she was a super-spy, she stared in The Unbearable Lightness of Being with Juliette Binoche back in 1988. She was … Continue reading

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Closer to Natalie

Closer To Natalie Natalie Portman’s first film was The Professional and it was the first film I saw her in. Though only 13 at the time, I was floored by her performance. I liked her as the wise beyond her … Continue reading

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Surviving Bed Rest

 Bed Rest I went for a third trimester ultrasound and found the ultrasound tech concerned. She had me see the on-call doctor. My cervix was short and dilated slightly. This all signaled impending labor. I  was only 31 weeks along … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Cried Pregnant

 The Woman Who Called Pregnant 2007 I noticed nausea and full breasts on a Sunday at the end of March in 2007. That Monday I ran to the Dollar Tree for a pregnancy test. I took the test and found … Continue reading

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