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Marissa Flaxbart
Going to the movies and writing are my two favorite pastimes. Watching TV is up there, too. I also love sitting someplace for hours having a long conversation. Preferably Europe.
Interests: comedy, movies, writing, books, singing, performing
Recent Activity
"Is this supposed to be a joke, Robin?" her aunt asked in an icy tone. "Because if it is, it's in very poor taste." - p. 124 Like most Sweet Valley High covers, the cover of Sweet Valley High #46, Decisions, asks a question: β€œIs this the end for Robin... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at Sweet Valley Diaries
I originally wrote the following post way back in 2009, on the occasion of Barbie's 50th anniversary. I'm reposting it now know, I'm gong go ahead and call it celebration of the new, more realistic, way more beautiful line... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Popular Sentiment
On Monday morning, I texted Mary (my best friend from college and former roommate) for the first time in a while. I wrote β€œI’m thinking about you today.” The conversation went on from there, but our messages eventually slowed to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at Popular Sentiment
... Spezi is everywhere in Germany, but in the States you have to improvise. Ladies and Gentlemen, World Market has finally stepped up to fill the void; tonight they had not one but TWO different brands! I like this one... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Popular Sentiment
If, however, I see the word "fennel" in a dish's ingredient list, I instantly want to order it. So I'm at dinner and it's chilly. Soup of the day? Cauliflower Fennel. I went for it. It's great. It would be... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at Popular Sentiment
I know I'm not the only person for whom 2015 kind of sucked. It wasn't all bad, but looking back across its breadth I see a year of dental work and family illness and friends in pain and hard goodbyes,... Continue reading
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