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The Secret Garden

I am quite behind in my posting. This spring I was in a beautiful production of “The Secret Garden” directed by Jim Christian. It was a wonderful experience for me. I was cast as Mrs. Medlock, the temperamental housekeeper at Misselthwaite Manor and de-facto carekeeper of Mary Lennox, the main character in this story. It was a delightful experience for …

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A New Year Printable

Subway art. I like it. I think I am holding out for perfection…something unique that says the right thing. I keep trying to find the perfect quote for my wall….my personal manifesto, my mission statement. So, I guess I’ll have to write it out myself at some point. However, from time to time I find quotes that will hopefully lead …

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Portuguese Chicken and Rice

When I was in Portugal, I was frequently served some version of this dish. It surprised me a little—after all, I previously considered rice to be an Asian food staple—but I really loved it. Well, surprise, surprise guess who loves it too?? Food allergy boy!! This is great news. Of course, since he’s three and highly suspicious of anything newfangled, …

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A Christmas Carol

I didn’t think I particularly liked “A Christmas Carol,” but auditioning for it was a part of my “strategic” plan to improve my résumé. I didn’t think I’d really get into the spirit of Christmas. I didn’t think I’d particularly connect with it at all. Funny how I always think that, but turn out to be completely wrong. Like the …