The Martian

Feb 02

The Martian

This book by Andy Weir (his first!) was recommended to me by my youngest brother Casey and my mother-in-law Diane. I hold those two particular readers in the highest regard, and they certainly did not fail me with The Martian. Let it be noted that this may be one of the very few times in my extensive reading history that I watched the movie before I read the book. I...

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Food: A Love Story

Jan 26

Food: A Love Story

Jim Gaffigan brings the funny with this highly entertaining homage to (mostly) unhealthy food. I first remember seeing Mr. Gaffigan played the main character’s brother on an immensely underrated television show called My Boys. That sitcom was sports, beers, and dating told from a female perspective in the cleverest, most hilarious way. Perfection. Fast-forward...

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Adultery

Jan 17

Adultery

Fact: Happily married gals should not read books with this particular title. Fact: I used to love Paulo Coelho’s writing. Fact: The Alchemist is on my top-11 all-time book list. Fact: The protagonist in this story has no redeeming qualities. She is just an asshole. Also, her husband seems like a pretty solid guy. Fact: There aren’t even any steamy love...

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Date Night Atlanta: Romantic Restaurants

Jan 12

Date Night Atlanta: Romantic Restaurants

I have been married to my husband for over three years. We still happily date each other. In my mind, dating means exploring new experiences with an overlying theme of romance. Spencer is hands-down the most interesting, intelligent, funny human being that I have ever met; why wouldn’t I spend as much time as possible hanging out with that guy? In my mind, a...

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