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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Sunday, December 13, 2020

More from the movie corner of Graziella: River of Grass   For the third week in a row, we watch a film by one of the most important indie filmmakers in […]...

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Best Books of 2020

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Are you book shopping this holiday season, looking for a great book to give a friend or family member? The end of the year always brings plenty of reading suggestions […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Saturday, December 5, 2020

More from the movie corner of Graziella: Night Moves  This week we remain with the American director Kelly Reichardt and the film she made after Meek’s Cutoff (last week’s recommendation). Shot on […]...

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THANKS…GIVING

Sunday, November 29, 2020

THANKS…GIVING By Martha E. Fagan RN, BSN Spoiler alert—Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and this year was no exception.  It was drastically different, painfully poignant and surprisingly hopeful.  I was […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Sunday, November 29, 2020

More from the movie corner of Graziella: Meek’s Cutoff   After three weeks with Brazilian cinema, we return home with the rare gem of a recent Western directed by a woman.  […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Sunday, November 22, 2020

More from the movie corner of Graziella: The Second Mother   For the third and last week in a row, we recommend a Brazilian film, this time directed by a woman, […]...

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Take Care. Stay Safe. Be Well.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

TAKE CARE.  STAY SAFE.  BE WELL. By Martha E. Fagan, RN, BSN When was the last time you paid attention to the “complimentary closing” of a letter or, more likely, […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Sunday, November 15, 2020

From the movie corner of Graziella:   After his acclaimed 2012 debut Neighboring Sounds (last week’s recommendation), writer/director Kleber Mendonça Filho followed up with another film about his hometown, Recife. Aquarius (2016) takes a […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Sunday, November 8, 2020

More from the movie corner of Graziella: Neighboring Sounds  This week’s film takes us to Recife, the largest urban area of the Northeast in Brazil.  Set in a middle-class neighborhood and […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Saturday, October 31, 2020

More from the movie corner of Graziella: Poetry   Like last week’s The Wind Will Carry Us, albeit differently, this week’s film is  a tribute to poetry.  Quietly heartrending and uplifting at […]...

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Helpful Habits

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Habits for Health By Martha E. Fagan, RN, BSN Keystone habits can be defined as “small changes or habits that people introduce into their routines that unintentionally carry over into […]...

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Staff Pick: Movie of the Week

Sunday, October 25, 2020

From the movie corner of Graziella: The Wind Will Carry Us   This week’s recommendation takes us to Iran and its Kurdish minority, in a poetry laced and intellectually challenging, unusual […]...

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