As much as I like reading a good memoir, I love watching a good documentary film.
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My favorite kind of read is a good memoir and I just finished two that I wanted to share. Although they have the same witty writing style, the lives described are so far apart it is hard to imagine they are from the same person, Josh Kilmer-Purcell of the reality television show, The Fabulous Beekman Boys, aka Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge.
Some believe. Some don’t. Some aren’t sure. There has been tons of money, time and research put into trying to prove it or dispel it. There are TV shows based on it, businesses built around it and many kids' sleepovers ruined because of it.
Paranormal, according to The American Heritage Dictionary, is defined as “beyond the range of normal experience or scientific explanation."
In the summer issue of Connections it is announced that “Beyond Words: An Evening to Benefit Princeton Public Library” is the theme for the benefit that is hosted by the Friends of Princeton Public Library. It is an interesting theme and I’ve been thinking about it.
It's been a year since my husband and I had 36 solar catchers attached to our roof, and we're still very excited about them. Our online solar account tracks our usage and tells us that our panels have produced 9,240 kWh’s of energy in the past 12 months, that offsets 10,165 pounds of carbon dioxide.
If you haven’t visited Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton lately, you really should. My family and I visited recently after a couple of years, and WOW what a wonderful delight! Also delightful is that, if you have a Princeton Public Library card, you can reserve a museum pass and get free admission for four people. Be warned, though, it is our most popular pass. You can reserve the pass up to 90 days in advance.
"Let the world know who you are and the right people will find you." This was the sage advice from Matthew Levy, the speaker at the library's most recent Tuesday Networking Breakfast. A job coach with more than two decades experience "on both sides of the desk," Levy offered insightful and useful information about using the professional social media site LinkedIn.
I remember when I learned that computer viruses were not just some weird electronic byproduct but were actually created by malicious people who sent them out into the world to destroy others' computers. I just couldn't understand it. What was there to gain? Then I learned that, in the case of a virus that allows information to be stolen by an identify thief, the criminal has a lot to gain.