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The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches, by Alan Bradley

The Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley are fun, short novels starring Flavia de Luce, a precocious chemistry loving girl that solves local murder mysteries. The whole series is great, and I highly recommend if you enjoy murder mystery … Continue reading

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Baker St. Pub & Grill, Fort Worth

My little sis is somewhat, well, obsessed with all things Sherlock. So when she and my mom were out for the weekend, we decided to finally try the Baker Street Pub & Grill on Camp Bowie. First important thing to … Continue reading

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Movie one liners

A surprisingly moving docu-drama based on the final days of Jim Jones’ and his followers. It really bothers me that I never knew that it was as much murder as mass suicide. Very, very sad, but informative.  Jonestown: Paradise Lost … Continue reading

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Casa Navarro, Dallas TX

This little place takes me back to my young teenage years when I first was branching out into the culinary world and discovered Casa Navarro’s “bean soup” (or, basically, charro beans). Pinto beans slow cooked in broth with pork meat … Continue reading

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I Read This On The Internet – One of a Kind

This is a really lovely story focusing specifically on the struggles a young family has in getting a diagnosis for their son with an incredibly rare genetic disorder, and more broadly on the way that social media and informed families are … Continue reading

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Minali Enterprises, Dallas TX

C and I were in the market for a (very) used car, on a tight budget, but wanting something that would last a while and would be a good commuter car. We scoured craigslist ads to be met with people … Continue reading

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Inside Llewyn Davis, 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis was a darkly funny movie, dark enough that you aren’t entirely sure you’re supposed to be laughing, but you think you are because Justin Timberlake is being kind of over-the-top. My mood during watching is summed up pretty … Continue reading

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