See the Greatest Show on Earth One Last Time

Posted April 4th, 2017 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

See the Greatest Show on Earth One Last Time

This past Sunday night, for the last time, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performed at the Verizon Center.  After 146 years, the preeminent circus act in America, is closing.  In announcing the end of the show, its producers cited falling ticket sales worsened by the the retirement […]

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Weather Emergency Silver Lining: Family Time

Posted March 13th, 2017 by Sandie in Living, Parenting

Weather Emergency Silver Lining: Family Time

I’m sitting in the relative comfort of Florida with my youngest child as the rest of our family and all of our friends back in DC prepare for the upcoming snowstorm. If you also spent the weekend stocking up on bread, milk, cereal, and toilet paper, let me share the […]

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NoVa TEEN Book Festival 2017: March 11

Posted February 28th, 2017 by Sandie in Books

NoVa TEEN Book Festival 2017: March 11

If you have a tween or teen book lover at home like I do (and of course, I’m an avowed YA fan myself), you should definitely check out the NoVa TEEN Book Festival, which is scheduled this Saturday, March 11 at Washington-Lee High School (1301 N Stafford Street, Arlington, VA […]

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Nat Geo Gender Revolution documentary is a must-see

Posted February 6th, 2017 by Jessica Haney in documentary, Entertainment

Nat Geo Gender Revolution documentary is a must-see

National Geographic has a new documentary called Gender Revolution that is airing this month, following the National Geographic January 2017 magazine special issue on gender. In the film, Katie Couric leads herself and the viewer on a journey to understand the concept of gender addressing from many angles how gender identity […]

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What We’re Watching: Ronja The Robber’s Daughter

Posted January 27th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

What We’re Watching: Ronja The Robber’s Daughter

We’re big Studio Ghibli fans in our house, and we’ve seen nearly all of their films. So when we heard the studio had teamed up with to adapt Swedish children’s author Astrid Lindgren’s classic book RONJA THE ROBBER’S DAUGHTER into a 26-episode series directed by Gorō Miyazaki, we couldn’t wait […]

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