Feature Film Friday: Jaws (1975)

I love old school movies. My mom taught me at a young age to appreciate old films, and especially classics like Jaws. Probably the most quintessential of summer films, Jaws has always been one of my favorites and as soon as the weather warms up I put in some popcorn, pop in my DVD, and commence being terrifically entertained by…
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Orgullosa, BlogHer ’12, and all the rest…

So you’ve (maybe) probably (I hope) have noticed I haven’t been blogging much. Somewhere between classes, essays, mother’s day, birthdays, and the chaos of life I got a little bit overwhelmed and couldn’t fit in time to write. But now things have slowed down a bit and I thought I’d let you, my readers (yup, all three of you- and…
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Mother’s Day Giveaway! Ends May 18th 2012!

“Mother’s Day… a time for warm thoughts and fond memories, for expressing the feelings and words that often go unspoken, for letting those special people in our lives know that they are loved and appreciated – always.” Great mothers deserve a treat on their special day! I Heart Giveaways, together with other awesome bloggers, is hosting a brand new giveaway especially made for moms. Seven lucky winners will be randomly chosen…
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Feature Film Friday: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

As a writer I always get a kick out of films that start with narration, because much like the first lines of a novel they instantly let the reader know if this is a book worth reading. And the first time I heard the opening lines, delivered flawlessly by actress/writer Nia Vardalos, I knew that this one was a keeper.…
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Scooby Doo & Rembrandt Too

I’ve been a New Yorker all my life, and in my lifetime I’ve been to the Met (or Metropolitan Museum of Art) at least 18 times. However, despite my repetitive visits the museum has never failed to surprise me with something new to see. Just recently, I made another visit to the museum with my whole family and I thought…
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