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2 (Not So) Broke Girls

2 (Not So) Broke Girls The TV Show 2 Broke Girls ran from 2011 to 2017 on CBS. It is a still a very polarizing show. People either love it or hate it. I, for one, enjoyed it. I know … Continue reading

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The Ennui of Euphoria

The Ennui of Euphoria Euphoria is 2019 HBO show. I had heard of it, but didn’t know much about it. Finally, I clicked on it on HBO Max and found myself hooked. It is graphic and gritty, but strangely addictive. … Continue reading

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Chasing The Scream

Chasing The Scream by Johann Hari Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari came out in 2015. It was the inspiration for the Hulu movie Billie Holiday vs The United States. … Continue reading

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White Fragility: Why It is So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism

White Fragility: Why It Is So Hard For For White People To Talk About Racism By Robin DiAngelo, 2018 Robin DiAngelo is a Diversity Trainer who specializes in Identity Politics. In her experience, it has been very difficult to really … Continue reading

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$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing In America

$2.00 A Day: Living On Almost Nothing In America By Katheryn J Edin and Luke Schaefer, 2015 After the Civil War in the 1870s, Aid was created for the Windows of the War.  That was about all that was available … Continue reading

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Gentrification

July 1, 2017 Gentrification Gentrification comes from the old French word genterise, which means “of gentle birth.”  The term refers to the process of renovating poor urban neighborhoods. Gentrification can be seen as an attempt to beautify or civilize the … Continue reading

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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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The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of The Ring I re- read The Fellowship of the Ring. I felt almost as if I had slipped back to Middle Earth, where magic was still alive and common place. Middle Earth, I realized, was Tolkien’s way … Continue reading

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Staying Home

Staying At Home There has been debate among mothers about rather it was best to stay at home or work.  In my case, I felt like I didn’t have much of a choice.  Even still, I received flack from family … Continue reading

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Notes From The Underbelly

Notes From The Underbelly             Notes from the Underbelly was a new show on ABC that season.  The show is centered on the experience of a couple of expectant Mom’s. The title was a play on Dostoyevsky’s Notes from the Underground, … Continue reading

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