The Rocking & Roaring Twenties

March 22, 2012 by  

I’ve always had a fascination with history, especially the fashions! However the American 1920’s have never really caught my fancy. Lately however I have found myself reading a fair amount of ‘20’s related literature. After a disappointing long-awaited end to a book series ( seriously…long like since I was 15 and I am…er….older now), I promised myself no more series, and certainly not any that were still in the process of being written. A week later I promptly got caught … Continue reading

100 Unforgettable dresses, 1 unforgettable book.

March 22, 2012 by  

“100 Unforgettable Dresses” by Hal Rubenstein (call number: 391.2 RUBEN)  is a recent new addition to our non-fiction collection that I had to check out was the moment I saw it! This is the sort of book I would normally pick up just to flip through and look at the pictures, (although I tell my family that I am doing “research” for future sewing projects. *wink*) and I didn’t really expect more from this book than pretty picture of pretty dresses. I was … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln…Vampire Hunter

March 1, 2012 by  

This blog will usually be about movies I’ve seen, or you’ve seen, but my first blog has to be about one that hasn’t been released yet. I went to the theater with some friends to see The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, a movie that was originally, a book. As we walked into the theater, there was a HUGE poster, you’ve seen them there advertising movies. It was a picture of Abraham Lincoln. I knew it was him of course, … Continue reading

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