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50 Shades of Grey vs. Resident Evil 4

At Barnes and Noble this morning (because, goddamn it, Borders is gone) with my 13 year-old daughter in tow, I teased her that the cover my book wasn’t nearly as embarrassing as usual. This means no kissing or naked bodies. … Continue reading

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Ah, Paris, you amaze me.

Today was my first full day in Paris since `85 or ’86 and what a wonderful day it was.  We started off with a very nice breakfast at our hotel http://www.hoteldupantheon.com/ which is within spitting distance of the Pantheon and quite … Continue reading

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Count down to Japan: still planning on going

As I write this my  husband and daughter are still planning on heading to Japan next Thursday.  Since 3/11 we have been glued to the TV and internet trying to sort through the news and mis-information that has been thrown at us.  … Continue reading

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Doing the (w)right thing…Japan travel, April 2011

In exactly two weeks from today my husband and 13-year-old daughter have tickets to fly to Tokyo, Japan.  They have been planning this trip since last summer.  The itinerary includes 3 days in Tokyo (Hotel is paid for already) then south … Continue reading

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