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101 Simple Salads for the Season

Are you wondering what to do with all that fresh produce this summer? Look no further.  Take a look at The New York Times, right here, for ways to spice up your summer salads.  Don’t they look yummy?  And simple? And on a separate topic: if you’re an indie movie lover, aching for creativity and […]

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Is Your Soul Weighing You Down?

Okay, so Dan’s reading The New Yorker last night, and suddenly he says, “You have to do this on your blog!”  He hands the magazine to me and points in the upper right-hand corner.  It’s an advertisement for The Soul Storage Company with the caption: “Is your soul weighing you down?  Store it!  In a […]

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The Chicken or the Egg?

I had a lovely dinner with my Books & Culture editor John Wilson and his wife on Saturday evening.  Wendy made the most fantastic meal–a delicious soup from Simply in Season (which reminded me to pull it out of my cookbook cupboard when I returned home!), the most savory fish-and-caper-over-rice meal, with a delicious side […]

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Okay, if you want to smile today…or chuckle…or feel good, you have to see this film.  It’s about 16 minutes long (okay, don’t groan; hang with me here!), and you might think it’s a tad schmaltzy and forced (indeed, the compliments and validations in the film might be a bit overboard), but I’m a fan.  […]

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Sound of Music

For a while now, I’ve been singing “Doe a deer, a female deer; ray, a drop of golden sun…” to Liliana, and she’s learned enough of the phrases to go around singing them.  She’s always run and danced and twirled while doing so, and I’ve never understood why, because she’s never seen the Sound of […]

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