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Tessa's book review: Pure Michigan: Eating fresh and local in the Great Lakes State


    Eye treats abound in this scrumptious little book. Pure Michigan: Eating fresh and local in the Great Lakes State is a book to guide you as you plan your next vacation. Or the perfect gift for the relative you keep asking to visit.

NEXT SHOWING: The Descendants @ Carnegie Auditorium

Join us in the Carnegie Auditorium Thursday evening at 6 pm for a showing of Academy Award Winner The Descendants.  This R-rated film is a comedic drama about a Hawaiian land baron trying to reconnect with his teenaged daughters after his wife is badly injured in an accident.  Free refreshments.

Tessa's book review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

 Jacket cover: The Scorpio Races

   The Scorpio Races is getting a lot of attention lately--deservedly. A friend described it as atmospheric, and she is so right. It has atmosphere, adventure, thrills, humor and more! Set on an island that, one infers, is somewhere near the British Isles, the island, Thisby, occupies as large a part of the book as any of the characters.

Tessa thinks Contagion is nearly perfect!

Poster: ContagionContagion the DVD is an engrossing, totally arresting movie!  Not for children, the reality and ugliness and fear of a major pandemic is terrifyingly portrayed.

The end of an epoch

The end of an epoch has come and shown us all that the technological sea change which is the computer has reached the high tide mark on the shore.  Encyclopedia Britannica will no longer offer a print edition.

Encyclopedia Britannica

 

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