best old movies book

As a younger mother I imagined quality time with my daughters. We’d be traipsing over a bridge shouting at gulls, smelling the sea air, picking fresh berries, singing Joni Mitchell…such beautiful ideas, but I was working full time building an artisan food business. I was energized by that, but it was also exhausting and a […]

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When my son, Beckett, was two, I took him to see “Wall-E” – his first movie theater experience.  I had a feeling it was the wrong choice for someone still in diapers, but every time he saw the trailer, he would scream, “Wall-E!”  and run around in circles.  Worst case, if he grew bored and […]


My mother used to turn off my Saturday morning cartoons and make me listen to 40s radio cartoons, very unsuccessfully as you might guess. But she did introduce me to something different, and knowing a bit about that genre later let me impress the coolest guy in my college English class, who had actually wanted […]

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