Night Film

Jul 21

Night Film

This suspense-filled novel is by Marisha Pessl. I was utterly petrified the first 100 or so pages.  After that I sincerely enjoyed the rest of the story, but my fear was washed away into a sea of details, loose ends never to be tied up, and unnecessary characters. Ashley Cordova, a piano protégé  and daughter of an infamous film director, jumps to her death. This...

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Farm House Garden Sandwich

Jul 18

Farm House Garden Sandwich

I am always on the look out for a new, quality restaurant. Thanks to my friend Maggie for suggesting Jack’s London Grill right here in St. Petersburg. I met Lori ( one of my all-time-favorite lunch partners!) at Jack’s on a recent Monday. The food and the company did not disappoint. We had a very friendly waitress who was happy to explain everything to...

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Hemptation

Jul 10

Hemptation

Some days, the Blogger stars align. You become a lucky gal who gets invited to one of your favorite restaurants (right by your house, no less) to taste some new and innovative menu items. What eatery, you ask? Tijuana Flats. I am such a big fan of that place, I actually ate there on Saturday, knowing full well I was going to the tasting event a mere two days later....

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Something Borrowed

Jul 07

Something Borrowed

This book marks my first experience with author Emily Giffin. I know lots of gals that enjoy her work, so I thought I would give this one a try. The short story? I hated this book. I actually enjoyed Ms. Giffin’s style of writing quite a bit, but oh man that content was a killer. The entire story is the justification of Rachel sleeping with Darcy’s...

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