Book Club


Color Me Happy

Posted on November 17th, 2015

Adult coloring books are the rage this year making the best-seller lists and tempting browsers at the Barnes & Noble check-out counter.  Art therapy has often been used as a stress-reliever for both children and adults.  Now, stressed out adults, especially women, may soon give up their knitting or Farmville in favor of coloring.  The new... Read More...

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Lots of Candles and Wisdom

Posted on July 21st, 2015

It helps to know you’re not alone.  Not that I’m a fan of the “Misery Loves Company” tribe, I just like to know I’m not the only crazy at the asylum. Anna Quindlen, who... Read More...

June Squibb Nominated for Golden Globe

June Squibb Is Golden in “Nebraska”

Posted on January 14th, 2014

Although she didn’t go home with a Golden Globe for her performance in the movie Nebraska, June Squibb was certainly honored with her nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actress. ... Read More...


First Sight

Posted on August 28th, 2013

First Sight, Danielle Steel’s latest release, is filled with the romance of Paris and L.A., and the excitement of the world of fashion.

Internationally famous designer Timmie O’Neill...


Ann Is A Hoot on Broadway

Posted on May 2nd, 2013

You might remember Ann Richards, the white-haired dynamo who was elected governor of Texas in 1991.  Brassy, opinionated, the type of woman you’d enjoy having a drink with ’cause she would... Read More...


Proof of Heaven

Posted on October 25th, 2012

There are often accounts of “near-death” experiences.  The brilliant white light, music, sense of calm.  Dr. Eben Alexander’s story is, for me, the most compelling – and reassuring.

An...

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Posted on June 25th, 2012

If you haven’t seen it – go! If you have seen it – go again, you’ll find new moments to love that you missed the first time around.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a...

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Salmon Fishing In The Yemen

Posted on March 26th, 2012

The premise is crazy – bringing salmon to the desert for fly fishing, a sport that unites men. As the sheik says, “You must have faith.” 

The story unfolds with political twists,...


Minervas on The Red Carpet

Posted on February 27th, 2012

Did you notice all of the Minervas walking the Red Carpet and in the running for Oscars at this year’s Academy Awards?  Minervas like Meryl Streep who captured Best Actress for her portrayal... Read More...

The Artist

The Artist is Pure Delight

Posted on February 20th, 2012

If you haven’t yet seen The Artist, get thee to a movie theater fast.  There’s no dialogue, there’s no technicolor or 3-D or Imax.  But the actors create magic – just like... Read More...

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Posted on January 16th, 2012

I’m not a fan of watching movies on airlines – nor am I a fan of Woody Allen or Owen Wilson – but on a lonnnng flight recently, I plugged in to Midnight in Paris.  This Woody Allen... Read More...