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Summer TV

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Now that my shows are winding down for the year (I've already said goodbye to Scandal, Parks & Rec, and Parenthood), I'm looking ahead to shows I'm going to get in to this summer. I already watch Orphan Black (which is phenomenal) and Game of Thrones (unless you're living under a rock, I'm sure you've heard people talk about this show once or twice).
Here are a few shows on my list this summer:


Any others I should add? Thoughts on these?

The Bookshelf, April Edition

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Happy to report that things are trucking along with my resolution to ready 50 books this year (currently reading #16). Thanks to a book I finished in 24 hours, I ended up reading five books in March. Huzzah!

Luckily, I really liked the majority of the books I've been reading lately. Very few were ones I slogged through.

My favorites:





Me Before You, by JoJo Moyes: Run, don't walk, to the bookstore, Amazon.com, the library to get this book. DO NOT read a synopsis or description, it ends up sounding like a Lifetime movie. Just know that its about two unlikely friends who end up changing each others' lives forever.

Roses, by Leila Meacham: I read about this book in Texas Monthly, as it's written by a Texas author, about a fictional small town in Texas. Apparently Barbara Bush is a big fan of the book. Anyways, its about a small town in Texas where three prominent families end up entangled over the course of several generations. It's a bit long, but really really good.


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April Showers

Oh heyyyyy. I've totally been meaning to blog. But, see, it snowed two more times, and it looked like winter was never going to end, at which point I knew I would not survive the SAD afflicting the entire city.

But, hark! Spring is HERE! Cherry blossom peak bloom hit YESTERDAY (making the tourists seem a bit more bearable, as they planned their trips correctly). Never mind that this is the latest the blossoms have bloomed in recent memory (see: twice as much snow this winter as "normal", a cool 36ish inches).


So, here are lots of fun things that have happened or ARE happening with a sprinkling of links I love:

--Ladies Weekend in Charlottesville! Wineries, Monticello, road trip tunes, and SONIC! I may wear a skirt! Without tights!
--85 things people think at the airport. Between my last job where I traveled for work rather frequently and now living across the country from family and friends, I seem to spend a lot of time in airports. No. 57 is a particular pet peeve.
--M…