Racism, The Hunger Games, & Social Networking

Has everyone seen the disgusting racist comments that have been cycling through the social space since last week’s Hunger Games movie premiere? Apparently, people are upset about casting choices that actually reflected Suzanne Collins’ descriptions in the novel. People who tweet that because Rue was black in the movie her death wasn’t as sad should […]

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Homemade Bagel Wednesday (er…Monday)

Bagel Wednesday at work — when our office provides (you guessed it) bagels for all employees on Wednesday mornings — is a highlight of my week. Also, a couple of weeks ago at the beach, Kevin and I hit up The Bagel Factory twice for breakfast (once on a Wednesday) and they were quite delicious. […]

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SB2K12

I apologize for recent blog post hiatus. It was Kevin’s Spring Break last week, and we headed to Myrtle Beach with our awesome friends Allen and Mary for a few days of sunshine and relaxation. Here’s a quick overview of what I’ve been up to: Eating this (it looks sketchy but it is so delicious, […]

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Some 2012 Albums I’m Really Excited About

Something about summertime — perhaps it’s the windows-down driving and deliciously lackadaisical hum of those hot months — always makes me think of music. Here in Winston-Salem, we’ve been experiencing wonderfully warm weather (off and on, but still) in recent weeks, which has made me excited for the quickly approaching summer. Which then made me […]

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Downton Abbey Lives Up To The Hype

If you have a Facebook account and more than about five Facebook friends, chances are you’ve been hearing all about the PBS hit Downton Abbey. Honestly, I’ve been slightly on the fence. I mean, I like Jane Austen, but I don’t love Jane Austen, and this show seemed to have the potential to be quite […]

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