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Get your hands dirty!

Get your hands dirty!

Creepy Charlie has popped up along with the (often more desired) tulips and daffodils. The garden centers are stocking up on soil and mulch and some eager beavers have already started their indoor seeds. There is still plenty of time to start a garden and reap its benefits. If you’re thinking of taking control of… View more

Eve Rossi Thrillers by Stefanie Pintoff

Eve Rossi Thrillers by Stefanie Pintoff

I love character driven thrillers with a perfect sense of place.  Tight plotting.  Page turning.  I read thrillers to transport myself.  My love affair with (…the books of…) Harlan Coben, Lee Child, and David Baldacci is rooted in their characterizations of hero:  Everyman against the world.  Sinister sucks.  These seasoned writers are tough to compete… View more

Women’s History Month Music Spotlight

Women’s History Month Music Spotlight

Ever since its expansion from Women’s History Week in the 1980’s March is known as Women’s History Month.  During this time it’s appropriate to appreciate, recognize, and salute those ground breaking females that have blazed trails in front of all of us.  As former President Carter said in 1980: “From the first settlers who came… View more