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The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

October 31, 2014


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Such entertainment, but no memories to hum

Verdi has taken Shakespeare quite literally, and one can almost anticipate next lines from what goes before.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
‘The Right Wrong Number’ is a winner
Posted: October 29, 2014

“The Right Wrong Number,” by Barbara Delinsky, St. Martin’s Press.

Carly runs a small nursery and flower shop, aptly named Plant People. She has been offered an opportunity to move her business into Meyers Department Store. 

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
On the West End, a whole new generation of gators
Posted: October 22, 2014

GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.

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Witches’ Ball to conjure up Victorian cabaret feel
Posted: October 22, 2014

GALVESTON — The Fifth Annual Witches’ Ball will channel the mystery and glamour of Victorian cabarets.

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A right-on-target portrayal of Mississippi in the 1960s
Posted: October 22, 2014

“Whistling Past the Graveyard,” by Susan Crandall, Gallery Books, 504 pages.

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‘Freeman’ a difficult but compelling story
Posted: October 22, 2014

“Freeman,” Leonard Pitts, Jr., Agate Books, Chicago, 2012, 401 pp., $16.

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Gardeners’ questions on fall vegetables
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale was held earlier this month. A variety of vegetables were offered for sale and inquiries were made to Master Gardeners about many of the vegetables.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
Big plans
Posted: October 15, 2014

Plans for mock shuttle superstructure underway

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A little free library opens in Galveston
Posted: October 15, 2014

Over a year ago I read about little free libraries and was captivated by the idea.

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