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Jurassic Park Without the Gore – Field Station: Dinosaurs

I missed the Press Day for the brand new Field Station: Dinosaurs in Secaucus, NJ.  It was an embarrassingly ridiculous conflation of a very bad sense of direction and poor planning.  And no, I’m not exaggerating.  I can’t talk about … Continue reading

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On the Cutting Edge: Parlor Hair Studio

The bowl of quarters on the front counter of Parlor Hair Studio says it all.  Clients at this downtown Montclair salon get caring treatment for their hair and skin, and also for realities – like parking.  There’s not much that will … Continue reading

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Laugh and Cry with Love, Loss and What I Wore

This past weekend I was lucky to see a matinée of Love, Loss and What I Wore.  The show, a collection of stories centered on clothing that triggers emotions and memories, was funny, sad, and moving.  And I am just … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: The Lamp at the Holiday Read

Please don’t misunderstand, the Montclair Holiday Read is lovely in itself, but there was one aspect of it that I loved best.  Can you tell what it might be?  Sure, the kids are cute. The cozy chair for the readers is pretty … Continue reading

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Applegate Farm’s Octoberfest

We had a grand old time yesterday at the Applegate Farm Octoberfest. Pumpkins painted, caramel apples bought, ice cream cone won (ice cream pint bought), and lots of playing with a beach ball – probably left over from the beach … Continue reading

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