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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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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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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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Edelweiss German Restaurant, Fort Worth

I wouldn’t say that C and I are connoisseurs of German cuisine. I have about 5 different establishments under my belt, tops. But, 2 out of those 5 were decent, and 2 were downright tasty (don’t even ask about the other one). So although … Continue reading

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In the Woods, by Tana French

In the Woods, by Tana French 2007 In the Woods is a mystery/crime novel set in Ireland. It follows Rob and Cassie, detectives trying to solve the case of a murdered 12 year old girl that may have links to … Continue reading

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Documentaries!

One of our favorite things about Netflix streaming service is the access to hundreds of documentaries that would not have been on our radar without the “suggestions for you” section. Two that we’ve recently watched: Sons of Perdition, 2010 A … Continue reading

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Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage, by Hazel Rowley

Franklin and Eleanor, by Hazel Rowley, intrigued me with it’s premise of exploring the Roosevelt’s relationship rather than focusing on FDR’s presidency, and I was pleasantly surprised to find that I really felt like I was reading a book about Eleanor Roosevelt … Continue reading

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