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Happy Mother's Day

Movies for Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 10th, 2015
by on Playing Around

It’s that special time of year when we all call home and express our appreciation for dear old mom.  Hope you all remembered to send

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Academy Awards 2015 – Been There, Won That

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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The Academy Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on ABC Sunday, February 22, has evolved into nothing more than a rubber stamp. With so many

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Selfies – A Boost to Self Promotion and Self Esteem

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
by on Living Around

When I was a teen, our “selfies” consisted of piling into a photo booth at an amusement park and posing for a series of four

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Ellen

Going for the Gold

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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This year Hollywood decided to delay handing out those gold statues while athletes were battling for gold medals in Sochi. The delay however has made

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The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts of 2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Once again, it’s that time of year, when eagerly, anticipating, the Academy Awards ( or maybe not so eagerly; past ceremonies have been known to

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The Longest Daycare

The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts 2013

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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It’s that time of year again; when in anticipation of the Academy Awards, local theaters actually give people a chance to watch the nominees in

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Miniature Portraits—Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Monday, February 13th, 2012
by on Playing Around

One of the best things about living in Washington or New York is that we have access to cultural opportunities that simply aren’t available elsewhere.

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The Artist – A Silent Film Creates Buzz

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
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It’s easy to fall in love with The Artist, a charming throw back to a time when Hollywood turned out films without relying on special

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