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  • Amazon Prime Day is Here!
    Don’t forget to check out all of the special deals today at Amazon.com! We always recommend that you know exactly what you want before you check out the site, but if you are just looking to save a few bucks on a gift or you want to help support this site by buying through ourContinue reading “Amazon Prime Day is Here!”
  • The Jersey Shore
                So you want to know what else there is to do at the Jersey Shore besides visiting Point Pleasant Beach?  Well, this vacation, we had some overcast weather, creating a perfect reason to seek out other locales along the shore for entertainment.              Our first stop was Atlantic City.  Only an hour from PointContinue reading “The Jersey Shore”
  • The Snow Gypsy
    Written By: Lindsay Jayne Ashford Published By: Lake Union Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When British veterinarian and accomplished author Rose Daniel’s brother disappeared after joining the partisans during the Spanish Civil War, she wanted to search for him immediately.  Her father attempted to do so, but was detained as a Jew and diedContinue reading “The Snow Gypsy”
  • The Bronx Zoo
                I love animals – all kinds of animals, not just your domesticated species, but your “wild” animals as well.  As a child, I couldn’t get enough information about them, combing libraries for books on wildlife, begging my parents to buy me books on regular wildlife and endangered species.  I was amazed by the amountContinue reading “The Bronx Zoo”
  • Star Nation
    Music By: Nadjiwan Produced By Heading North Music Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Marc Meriläinen, otherwise known as Nadjiwan, is a force to be reckoned with.  A singer, a songwriter, a multi-instrumentalist and a producer, Marc has always sought to infuse rock with the Indigenous music he grew up on as a member of theContinue reading “Star Nation”
  • Communing with Nature: The Sourland Mountain Preserve
                In searching for new and exciting things to do on my days off from work, I’ve found myself attending various events in various places.  I love doing things I’ve never done before; going places I don’t get to see quite often.  So when a friend suggested we go hiking at the Sourland Mountain PreserveContinue reading “Communing with Nature: The Sourland Mountain Preserve”
  • Tomahawk Rock
    Artist: Nadjiwan Produced By: Heading North Music Reviewed by Melissa Minners                For the past twenty years, Nadjiwan has been a project of Marc Merilainen, a Canadian with a Native American and Finnish background.  Born in Manitoba and raised in Northwestern Ontario, Merilainen knew he would be a musician from an early age.  He graduated fromContinue reading “Tomahawk Rock”
  • F-105 II: Side B
    Artist: F-105 Produced By: Merläinen Müsic Reviewed By Melissa Minners                I’ve been a fan of Din’s music for quite some time, going all the way back to his time with The Soles.  A Canadian singer, songwriter and artist, Din has made his mark on the music industry with his heartfelt lyrics that make youContinue reading “F-105 II: Side B”
  • F-105
    Artist: Din Produced by: Marc Merilainen and Alex Mine Reviewed by Melissa Minners                I first met Dean Jalonen through Marc Merilainen, also known as Nadjiwan.  He pointed me toward The Soles, a band fronted by artist, performer and songwriter Dean Jalonen, now Din.  Formed in 2001, the band released a number of albums andContinue reading “F-105”
  • A Quiet Place
    Distributed By: Paramount Pictures Reviewed By Melissa Minners                When A Quiet Place hit the theaters in April, the movie received great reviews, but I wasn’t much in the mood to spend my hard-earned money on yet another post-apocalyptic horror film, so I passed it up.  Recently, looking for something new to add to HorrorContinue reading “A Quiet Place”

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