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From the Bookshelf. "The life-changing manga of tidying up. A magical story." by Marie Kondo, illustrated by Yuko Uramoto.

I wouldn’t go as far as to say that Marie Kondo and her method changed my life, but for sure it made me realise that organising possessions and personal space does have a power to change a lot and that instead of approaching the task with a loose plan on how to, it makes much more sense to use a well defined method. 123 more words

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Dr. Octagon shares eerie 'Area 54'

Dr. Octagon — the classic and classically twisted hip-hop project — announced a comeback album last month. Due April 6, Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation… 223 more words


From the Bookshelf: The Ecumenism of Beauty, edited by Timothy Vernon

A couple of decades ago, my father visited me, a sort of father-son weekend in Washington, D.C.  Given that he has an ardent faith, I suggested that we attend the Sunday worship service as the Grace Church, in Georgetown.   594 more words


From the Bookshelf: Maya and the Book of Everything, by Laurie Graves

Imagination… In the beginning was the Word… Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy… If music be the food of love, play on,… How many stories are told and re-told. 840 more words


Shake, Stir. . ."Imbibe!"

By Kaleigh Lawson

Before it was trendy to use the word “crafted” in reference to our beer, wine, and cocktails, it was the only way drinks were made. 697 more words

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Book Review: Myrtle the Purple Turtle, by Cynthia Reyes

Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! Did I say, “Beautiful!?

Cynthia Reyes’ children’s book, Myrtle the Purple Turtle, is a beautiful story. How she symbolized her daughter’s childhood experience of shame of being different is beautiful. 648 more words


The Three Faces of Mick Foley’s Tag Team Career

By Dan Totten

Every wrestling fan knows the Three Faces of Mick Foley; Cactus Jack, Mankind, and Dude Love.  Each character brings a unique personality and style to the ring.  516 more words

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