Category Archives: Pop Culture

Best Books of 2011

This year has been stellar for good book finds. Not all of these books were written in 2011; however, I read them in the past year.  In fact, I loved more then the ones on this list.  But Each of … Continue reading

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Rally the Troupes- Now that’s some Sparkle in Motion

I am a blogging slacker. Or at least a Sparkle Motion slacker since I actively blog for work on Ella’s Voice. Sure I can blame it on the whole buying-a-house-and-moving thing. Or I could lament the recent and ongoing flare … Continue reading

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And you shall be a blessing.

I was so sad to learn of the passing of Debbie Friedman this weekend. Like me, Debbie was a songleader at Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute, aka “Jew Camp” in Wisconsin. Unlike me, Debbie had a true gift at creating beautiful, original … Continue reading

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SVU Pet Peeves: Or two major rants about why my sweetie’s favorite show just isnt and will never be my jam

Note: I actually wrote this a few days ago. I am finding with blogging, and in writing in general that when it isn’t for work I have a really hard time with conclusions. I feel like I have to end … Continue reading

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HP and the Deathly Hallows

This may be a spoiler for folks who have not yet seen Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Despite feeling way to old to be doing so, Ainsley and I went to the opening night midnight showing of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sesame Street!

On November 10th, back in 1969, Sesame Street debuted. The show was started to bridge educational gaps for low-income children and broke new ground in its inclusion of ethnically and racially diverse characters. When my sister and I were little, … Continue reading

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