Posts tagged loved it

Doctor’s orders

Consider the quaint family sitcom from a simpler time, when the teen-aged son is caught with cigarettes in his letter jacket. In order to teach him a lesson, the Dad character says, “I think it’s…

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Still Alice

I can't remember the last time I read a book and cried nearly every page. Lisa Genova doesn't mess around; Still Alice goes right for the jugular. Alice is a Harvard psychology professor in her…

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Fanning the flambe

After reading food-memoir-Julia-Child-love-letter-turned-movie Julie & Julia by Julie Powell, I have two regrets: A) I wish I had come up with an idea like this. But not this one. I’m never going to eat liver,…

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