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Book Review: Dog Day Wedding by Rich Amooi

With the hero, Giovanni Roma being jilted at the altar in the first few pages of the book, “Dog Day Wedding” reminded me a very old song, “Alone Again, Naturally” by Gilbert O’Sullivan. And for some strange reason, I though the storyline will follow the events outlined
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Book Review: Montana Maverick by Debra Salonen

Meg Zabrinski and Henry Firestone used to sit on the opposite end of the political spectrum. Meg was all for the reintroduction of the wolf in Montana while Henry was against it, claiming like the other ranchers that the wolves are a danger to their cattle. So,
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Snow Day in Dallas – 27 Feb 2015

Dallas does not get a lot of snow but for about one week during winter, we get some snow that sticks long enough for us to feel that it is winter. Feb 27th is such a day. Photos by Mari Davis using iPhone 6
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Book Review: Nightbird by Alice Hoffman

Told from the point of view of Twig, a 12-year old girl who is friendless due to magical circumstances, “Nightbird” tickles ones imagination from the first page. A little bit of mystery and a big dash of paranormal, author Alice Hoffman leisurely tells the story of Twig,
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Charlotte Ronson Fall 2015: Purity of 1960s Sportswear

Charlotte Ronson’s Fall / Winter 2015 collection is inspired by the serenity of nature coupled with an abstract urban setting. Set in an obscure city garden surrounded by soft oversize flowers and raw granite prints. This collection is a play on the purity of the late 60’s
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Book Review: Her Unexpected Hero by Melody Anne

If you love the Billionaire series by Melody Anne, then you will surely find “Her Unexpected Hero ” an enjoyable read. The first book in the new spinoff of the Billionaire series, “Her Unexpected Hero ” follows former model Alyssa and corporate raider Jackson Whitman. The story
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Being called a ‘tech geek’ is now a compliment

(BPT) – Are you the family member or friend who is always called when someone’s computer breaks or starts acting up? Do you have a person on speed dial whenever you need a website created or program updated? The old stereotype of a computer geek who’s always
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Veronica Beard Fall 2015: The Great Camps of the Adirondacks

For Fall 2015, Veronica Beard has been inspired by The Great Camps of the Adirondacks. Refined, rustic elegance is re-imagined this season. Fine menswear tailoring is cut in body conscious silhouettes. Romantic embroidery and corded lace paired with shadowy floral chiffon and sumptuous knits. Photos courtesy of
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Book Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

If you’re looking for a new sci-fi/fantasy series, then “Seeker” is for you. Set in a world that sounds and feel like Earth but with enough differences that makes you think it can be an alternative universe, author Arwen Elys Dayton gets you hook on the story
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America’s secret 2015 foodie destinations

(BPT) – With their incredible restaurants seemingly appearing overnight, cities such as Brooklyn and Portland have long since been discovered as foodie destinations. If you want coal-fired pizza ovens, craft beer or artisan doughnuts, you only have to stroll down the street a few blocks. But while
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Taoray Wang Fall 2015: The Progressive Feminine

Tao Wang is one of China’s most celebrated, talented and accomplished designers. To some Tao is seen as an aesthetic feminist, she has pioneered a vast and exhilarating change in Women’s fashion first in China and now internationally with the launch of her namesake brand Taoray Wang.
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