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New-to-me Author Spree

So, I might maybe have gone on a bit of a blind-buying spree on some new-to-me authors. It started out as me finally taking the plunge and picking up a few of the books I mentioned in my TBR-OD post a while back. 1,273 more words

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Spotlight on: YO! Sushi- Sushi School

During my two day-trip to London with my mom, we went to the YO! Sushi ‘Sushi School’ at YO! Sushi St. Pauls. Because we both like sushi and cooking, I thought it might be a great activity for us, and our expectations were high. 1,234 more words

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Spotlight On... Symetria

It doesn’t matter what style of heavier music you’ve become accustomed to over the years and claim as your own. Eventually, you’ll need a metal fix. 306 more words

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Grantee Spotlight: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Marc Chagall, Flowers, and the French Riviera: The Color of Dreams

Marie Selby Gardens in Sarasota has enjoyed an overwhelming response this year to its latest exhibition featuring the artist Marc Chagall’s nature-inspired artwork and personal effects. 184 more words

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Spotlight On: Dry Brushing 101

Happy Saturday to all of you beauties! It’s gloomy & doomy here in upstate NY…. aka my FAVORITE kind of weather. Haha. But seriously, I use days like today to catch up on “me” time. 399 more words


Spotlight on: The Unboxed, Unlabelled, and Unafraid Aiza Ntibarikure and Dayane Ntibarikure

By Caleigh Crow

“She was born dancing, my dad says,” Aiza says with a sly look at Dayane, “It’s true! He’s always said that.” It’s clearly an old family yarn, the kind that might elicit a preteen’s eye roll, but Dayane returns a graceful smile. 2,211 more words

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Boswell's 'my Miss Cunliffe'

James Boswell actually has a few connections to people in the Smith & Gosling families. I’ve already written about the GREGG family – my diarist… 309 more words