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Top 5 Broadway Cast Albums (Of the Moment)

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Every year I get on a Tony high and binge listen to Broadway cast albums. This year’s show was pretty good, and it reminded me of some musicals from a couple of years ago… Continue reading

“Broadway for Orlando” – Official Music Video

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Just leaving this here, because I don’t want to be the only one reduced to a puddle of tears.

New Cast Photos for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

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Here’s something I wrote for Theater Fans Manila about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Full article is on New Cast Photos for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Let’s talk about William Holden!

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My latest Old Hollywood crush is William Holden. This all came about because of an Instagram post celebrating his birthday last month. Which led me to an impromptu William Holden filmfest. First up – Sunset Boulevard.  Can… Continue reading

What makes you happy?

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My friends and I were having a conversation about losing motivation at work, when one of them asked, “What makes you happy?” A simple question, but one that packs a wallop. We can’t… Continue reading

“Just Like A Woman” – Jeff Buckley

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You can’t just put Jeff Buckley on in the background. His music demands mindful listening and feeling, so you better be in the right state of mind. This new interactive video for his cover of… Continue reading

Meet Mister Beebop, My Imaginary Friend

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Someone once commented on one of my posts here, “Thanks, buddy!”.  It seemed very bro-y to me, so I think I should clear up that I’m not really a Mister. That’s just the… Continue reading

“Why can’t men ever paint themselves out of a corner?” – Downton Abbey Christmas Special 6×09

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This is it. The very last Downton episode, and the very last post I will write about it. *tear* Carson is having some trouble with tremors in his hand, and it begins to… Continue reading

Cass County – Don Henley

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Wow. How to begin with an album that just blew me away? Don Henley’s latest is a straight-up country album, and to be honest I had misgivings when I first heard of its… Continue reading

“Looking Up” – SafetySuit

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This is my newest feel-good jam. I’m a firm believer that songs, movies, or books come to us when we need them most. Even if it’s just because we’re having a bad day,… Continue reading

“A nasty, jealous, scheming b*tch!” – Downton Abbey 6×08

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I put off writing about the final regular episode of Downton Abbey because I did not like it. At all. I hated it. It all boils down to the two sisters. Edith finally… Continue reading

Rise Up! – Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording

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Alexander Hamilton. Hip-hop. Broadway. Three words that you would never expect to see together in a sentence, much less brought together on the stage. But guess what? That’s just what Lin-Manuel Miranda did!… Continue reading

“Christmas in L.A.” – The Killers feat. Dawes

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As if Christmas weren’t depressing enough, with its unrelenting pressure to find only the perfect gifts for everyone and its tendency to make you look back at the year that was and your… Continue reading

“I’m quite a tough nutcracker.” – Downton Abbey 6×07

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The penultimate episode of Downton Abbey didn’t leave much of an impression on me when I first watched it. In fact I forgot most of it right after. Watching it back, I realized… Continue reading

Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

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After rereading Pride and Prejudice this year, I decided to start my Jane Austen project: I would finally read all of her novels. I was riding the high of my yearly Austen fix, and… Continue reading

Holiday Wishes – Idina Menzel

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…when we get to listen to holiday music! Idina Menzel is not only my woman-crush. She is my spirit animal. I squeeed for joy when I… Continue reading

“If I could choose between principle and logic, I’d take principle every time!” – Downton Abbey 6×06

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Downton Abbey opens its doors to the public for charity. The Downton ladies act as guides to the visitors, and they don’t know anything about the history of their own home. The hospital merger… Continue reading

Working From Home: What I’ve Learned So Far

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A year ago I joined a company that lets me work exclusively from home. It was a major career change after working for 13 years in the IT and contact center industry.  I’m celebrating my… Continue reading

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