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Top 5 Holiday Albums

The time has come again when the house is filled with the sweet sounds of jingle bell music. If ever there was a year to turn up the holiday jams to lift spirits, it’s 2020. I broke out my seasonal vinyl as soon as the Thanksgiving dishes were in the sink, but you don’t need […]

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How I Fell Back in Love…with Georgette Heyer

Here at work, we have a Zoom group to discuss varied book genres, and last month the topic was Historical Fiction – my favorite! I was determined to combine the history with romance and to choose a story that held its own in the discussion. And, I read on my tablet so the title had […]

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An Ode to John Cusack Movies

There’s something about John Cusack that makes everything feel right in the world. Maybe it’s because he was born in Evanston, IL and still has hometown pride for the city of Chicago. Maybe it’s because the characters he plays in movies all speak to my angsty soul in a need to write sappy poetry because […]

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