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Everything I Read, Watched, and Listened to in October 2021

Since the launch of our new movie and book club on October first, my life now officially revolves around movies, books, and television. In addition to the selections we watched and read as a community last month (Gone Girl, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Rear Window, Knives Out, and Verity), I also found some time to [...]

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If you've loved the book reviews I've shared in the last year, I hope you're excited about the new format. The decision to include movies, television, podcast, and music is one that has brought me a lot of joy. There is no topic I'd rather discuss! I'm also thrilled to share that I've created a [...]

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I’m changing the format of my book reviews and trying something new this month! This post has been expanded to include movies, television, and podcasts. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy the new format and find some gems that you can enjoy this fall! WHAT I READ The Wife Between Us, by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (Fiction) [...]

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A modern maker with a classic approach to design.

An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

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