met•a•noi•a

(n.) a change in one's way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual concersion

ba•by•moon

(n.) a relaxing or romantic holiday taken by parents-to-be before their baby is born;  a period of time following the birth of a baby during which the parents can focus on bonding with their child.

hy•per•bo•le

(n.) Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

vet•er•an

(n.) 1. a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like;
2. a person who has served in a military force, especially one who has fought in a war.

om•ni•sham•bles

(n.) a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.

 

Vic•to•ry

(n.) the correct or desired result of an attempt.

E•lec•ti•on

(n.) a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.

Fal•staff•i•an

(adj.)  fat, jovial and convivial.

peck•sniff•i•an

 

(adj.) pretending to have high moral principles; sanctimonious, hypocritical.

Ai•lur•o•phile

(n.) a cat lover.

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The collectiion: Books



The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

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Today in history

Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


On December 18 in: 1777, The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British forces in the Battle...

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Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

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Oven-fried Zucchini with a crunchy Parmesan crust

Ever wonder what you are going to do with all those zucchini from your garden? Well this recipe is for you!Crunchy, and full of flavor these zucchini fries...

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Cesar Chavez

Directed by Diego Luna, Chávez chronicles the birth of a modern American movement led by famed civil rights leaderand labor organizer, Cesar Chavez.Torn...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

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Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The collection: Music



Ledges - Noah Gundersen

2014 release from the singer/songwriter. At the tender age of 24, Noah Gundersen is already a young veteran who recorded his first album on his dad...

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T.P. Shooters

You can use ping pong balls or marshmallows as amo for these cool shooters.What you will need:2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half...
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