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  • We saw the movie adaptation of Matilda the Musical this past April at an advanced screening. Apparently, we were the first audience to see the film…which thrilled my kids. It seems like forever ago. Even though I was a bookworm as a child, I never got into the Matilda book. For some reason, the characters […]

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  • As Frosty Would Say…

  • Spirited

    Our Friday family movie was Spirited starring Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds. It’s a musical retelling of A Christmas Carol with songs by Pasek and Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, The Greatest Showman). The boys checked out quite early into the movie…weren’t feeling it. Ashley stuck around though and really enjoyed it. I […]

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  • Still my little boy

    Timmy is now taller than me now. I keep thinking my little boy is slowly disappearing but then he says cute things seriously like…”Ebenezer Scrooge is a ripoff of Scrooge McDuck” and I realize he’s still my little boy in some ways.

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  • My disdain for Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime” song is so well-known, a friend played the ultimate prank on me. Now I have that annoying song stuck in my head. Well played, “secret admirer.”

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  • Turk

    Ashley’s drawing of Turk, a character that she and her BFF created.

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  • KNOCKOFF GAMES

    Knockoff products crack me up. Went to Five Below and found some hilarious knockoff games.

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  • Drove to Beverly Hills today to catch a matinee of Invincible the Musical, a modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet with Pat Benatar songs. The show played its closing performance this evening. The show didn’t work for me, but some crazy talented singers comprised the cast. It was my first time seeing a show at […]

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  • BoJack’s Sins

    Josh is getting sad because he’s winding down BoJack Horseman. He’s on the final season now. He was thrilled to see a Radiohead reference when BoJack listed the worst things he’s ever done.

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  • 400 Roxie Hart & Velma Kelly Answer: Chicago 800 Mean-spirited orphanage mistress Miss Hannigan Answer: Annie 1200 Sally Bowles and Fraulein Schneider Answer: Cabaret 1600 Lorrell Robinson, Deenie Jones, and Effie White Answer: Dreamgirls 2000 Mimi Marquez and Joanne Jefferson Answer: Rent

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