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A mezcal spin on the “Last Word.”


  • 3/4 oz Gin
  • 3/4 oz Mezcal
  • 3/4 oz Green Chartreuse
  • 3/4 oz Campari
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice…
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The Girl Before, The Girl After

The Girl Before, The Girl After

By Miriam Kramer

Every month I hopscotch across diverse genres to find the books I review. I gravitate towards psychological thrillers, preferably set in the United Kingdom or Ireland with a dark, chilly edge. 1,099 more words

Last Word

Everyday Inventions Hidden In Plain Sight


To paraphrase Hip Hop Lyricist Emeritus Krs-One, “African-American History is the world’s history.”

Before I go any further, I must inform the readers, this is not a Black History Month article. 720 more words

Cumberland County College

The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods

By Miriam Kramer

Those of us who live in Washington, DC’s political tangle or even in the bustling historic environment of Old Town, Alexandria might take a long weekend or week-long trip glamping near the Grand Canyon, hiking in the Shenandoah Valley, or sailing the Potomac to reconnect with nature. 948 more words

Arts & Entertainment

The Minister and the Muslim

Here’s a link to the latest installment of a project I do for Manhattan Magazine called The Last Word.


The project involves inviting two people who may or may not know each other to come together for a conversation about a topic chosen usually by me and/or my editor.   469 more words

10 to 7

Equal parts cocktails make life so easy — but they’re not merely shortcuts. Some of the best classic cocktails are equal parts cocktails: the Negroni and its variations numbering among my favorites, and of course, the darling of the cocktail blogging scene, the Last Word. 129 more words


The Oscars 2017 Final Word

Not a long thing but just wanted to sum up my thoughts on the near-four extravaganza of last evening!

So here goes.

  • Moonlight probably deserved to edge ‘Best Picture’ in the end, for the political statement…
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