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Award Winners for a REASON: The African Queen (1951)
The African Queen (1951) starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn I'm back! I can't believe it's been almost a year since I last posted on this blog. Taking a break from certain things proved to be necessary for my emotional survival this last year. W...

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Book Review: A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay (2016)
Some books got it and some books ain't got it. A Portrait of Emily Price  by Katherine Reay is the latter. It felt like I started reading one novel and ended up finishing a completely different one. There was no cohesive whole, just bits and pieces that nev...

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Mini Movie - The Perfect Bride (2017)
Am I a romantic? Sometimes I wonder. I guess there are levels of romanticism in everyone, more in me that in some and less than what some of my friends possess. But even I have to admit that Hallmark's The Perfect Bride  is absolutely, well, perfect. Especi...

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I'm participating in a pro-life Walk for Life on June 3rd this year. Please consider sponsoring me in the walk; all the funds go to Life Network. Blessings!

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CCLE - From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg (1967)
And so ends my classic children's books for the month of April. And by far, my top favorite read for this month is From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler . This is another one of those books that was my sister's childhood favorite, but that I ...

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CCLE - The Borrowers by Mary Norton (1952)
The Borrowers  by Mary Norton is my 3rd book for the Classic Children's Literature Event . This one is actually a re-read; my childhood was peppered with a love of the Borrowers and then another group of tiny people called The Littles. But the Borrowers don...
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