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Melt, Fort Worth TX

So, Fort Worth has a serious dearth of independent little ice cream shops. There’s frozen yogurt on every corner practically, and Curly’s on Camp Bowie for some (truly awesome but limited in flavor choices) frozen custard, and the ubiquitous Braum’s. … Continue reading

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Netflix Random Picks

I’ve been digging the Netflix Random Picks suggestions in our queue.  A couple of interesting picks we’ve watched recently: First up, a 2011 thriller called The Awakening.  This is what we’ll offer as Exhibit A in how to do a … Continue reading

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The Great Splatsby (at least we tried)

I was assigned The Great Gatsby as a summer reading assignment in High School.  Let’s just say that I didn’t do very well on the test in September.  It was a tough read when reading was tough. And so, it … Continue reading

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Book Review Quickies

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for books lately… I need something fantastic, stat! Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout A collection of short stories focused on or related to the main character, Olive Kitteridge, this book was actually an … Continue reading

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The Descendants, 2011

Please explain this to me.  Is this a new trend in movies?  Is this movie about being “real”?  Is this state of “being real” what won it for Best Picture?  I am confused. Don’t get me wrong.  I am not insensitive, … Continue reading

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Book Review! Wench, by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

So, of course, once I start reviewing books I’m get one that I’m not a big fan of.  In fact, I’m not quite sure how this book ended up on my reading list, it’s not really the sort of novel … Continue reading

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Everything German, Bedford TX

We’ve been having an extra busy couple of weeks at work.  I definitely prefer to stay busy – it makes the days go by faster, and I think I just work a little better when there’s some pressure – but … Continue reading

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