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  • Throwback Thursday: Kick, push, kick, push, coast.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, “Because Thou Mayest”, on April 27, 2016. ~Alisha   Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy Cavendish (Source) I just wrapped “Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and…

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    Flashback Friday: The 1977 NYC Blackout.

    (Image Source)   Forty years ago yesterday, New York City, which supposedly never sleeps, went dark. And then, went mad. From Time: The blackout that hit New York on… July 13, in…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: January 4th.

    Happy New Year, Dear Readers. I hope your holidays were full of good food, laughter and love.   After tweeting a link to my last post with a mention of “Boardwalk Empire”…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: December 21st.

    The original Hollywood Bad Girl, Mae West. (IMDB)     Hello All! Another week flew by, and I feel like I’ve barely done much. I’ve got most of my Christmas shopping done,…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: November 30th.

    Happy Sunday. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Ours was quiet, and actually involved not a single traditional Thanksgiving dish. No turkey, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, pumpkin or sweet potato pie.…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: November 23rd.

    Happy Sunday, All. I’ve been to church and Starbucks, the forecast for today and the next couple days is above freezing, so I’m feeling pretty optimistic.   In pondering what I’d post…

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    The fault in my stars.

      I’ve never been into astrology.   Not just because I was raised that in fell into the category of the “occult” and was not to be dabbled in, but because it…

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    Convert, pay or die.

    Iraqi Christian women at church in June. (Source)     Over the last few days, things have grown dire for Christians in Mosul, a city in northern Iraq. From a July 18th…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: July 20th.

        Happy Sunday, All. Tomorrow is Zoe’s third (!) birthday, but we started celebrating early. K will be at work all day tomorrow, so after a trip to the Carteret Waterfront…

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    Some Saturday Stuff: July 12th.

    Diane Keaton as Annie Hall.   Happy Saturday, All. I’ve been texted and questioned a few times this week on Instagram about how I’m doing, and I figure I’ll restate here: I’m…