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First and Only Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Read-Through

I’m slogging my way through Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Seth Grahame-Smith. Most of my reading is done via Audible, and this is no exception. I have the book on Audio. I’m four hours in out of an 11 hour, unabridged reading of the title. Jane Austen’s classic has been enhanced by Seth Grahame-Smith, and is read by Katherine Kellgren. I wanted to read the book before . Confession: I hate zombies. I hate everything to do with zombies.…

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Date Night: CASNightlife and Sketchfest make science funny!

My darling husband and I had a wonderful time last night at the California Academy of Science in San Francisco. Their Nightlife program, combined with SF Sketchfest meant that science was funny last night–for grown-ups only. The 21+ event was held at the California Academy of Science from 6 to 10pm, and included some pretty awesome guest speakers and comedians. (We took this picture outside of the “Africa Hall” because my younger daughter has a slight obsession with Giraffes. ┬áMore…

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Book Review: What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman

What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman I was recommended this book by my cousin’s wife. And though I love her dearly, I’m not sure I was a big fan of the novel. A story split in two times, What She Left Behind follows 17-year-old Izzy in the 1990s, and 18-year-old Clara in the 1930s. Izzy’s foster parents work for a museum and bring Izzy along with them on an exploration of a state-run insane asylum that has been…

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