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Un café, s’il vous plaît

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While I was born a little after David Lynch released his cult TV series Twin Peaks, thanks to my older sister I grew up with a distinct regard for the way the show altered the industry and paved the road for masterfully weird television.

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Untamable Wildalone: Brigitte Bardot and the Emancipation of Female Individuality

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She would grow up to be regarded as “the most beautiful woman in the world.” But most importantly she would become the representative of modern-day femininity; the first to break through the many restrictive cultural and societal codes that applied to the women of her day.

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Ten Timeless Lessons from the Bear of Very Little Brain (part 2)

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Illustrations by E. H. Shepard

So far we distilled five of Winnie-the-Pooh’s timeless lessons pertaining largely to knowledge, self-knowledge, and the way we interact with the others. Let’s get on with the other five insights straight from Milne’s masterpiece, dedicated to all children age 4 to 104!

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The Art of Appreciating the Moment: Erich Maria Remarque on Life, Love, and the Passage of Time

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GENEVA, Sept. 25—Erich Maria Remarque, the German-born author who attained world fame with his World War I novel “All Quiet on the Western Front,” died at noon today of a heart collapse at the Saint Agnese clinic at Locarno, Switzerland. He was 72 years old.

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Hypnotic Donuts – Quickly Becoming a Casa Linda Tradition

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Hypnotic Donuts is perhaps the kind of establishment one typically associates with the free-wheeling, hippy spirit of Portland, but we are glad to call the establishment o ur own here in Casa Linda. And there can be no doubt – here one can sample, marvel at, and relish some of the finest donuts and chicken biscuits anywhere in Dallas.   The donut has long held a special place in the American tradition. But it is not until recently that foodie types have given in to the much needed makeover.   No more the dubiously engineered sausage rolls, down with the ubiquitous repertoire of glazy sugar bombs, and out with…

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