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China Glaze Deviantly Daring, China Glaze Rare and Radiant, and Wet n Wild 413 with Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

“Speak up,’ says Myrna who has a fuzzy white caterpillar of a moustache. ‘My hearing’s not so good.’ ‘I WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD.’ Liz turns to Thandi. ‘I thought you said you didn’t remember how you got the hole in your head.’ Thandi apologizes. ‘I just remembered.’ ‘Shot in the head!’ Florence-scratchy-voice says. ‘Oy, that’s rough.’ ‘Aw, it’s nothing special. Happens pretty regularly where I’m from,’ Thandi says. ‘WHAT?’ asks Myrna with the moustache. ‘Say it toward my left ear, that’s the good one.’ ‘I SAID, “IT’S NOTHING SPECIAL,”’ Thandi yells”

China Glaze Deviantly Daring, China Glaze Rare and Radiant, and Wet n Wild 413 with Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

“Speak up,’ says Myrna who has a fuzzy white caterpillar of a moustache. ‘My hearing’s not so good.’
‘I WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD.’
Liz turns to Thandi. ‘I thought you said you didn’t remember how you got the hole in your head.’
Thandi apologizes. ‘I just remembered.’
‘Shot in the head!’ Florence-scratchy-voice says. ‘Oy, that’s rough.’
‘Aw, it’s nothing special. Happens pretty regularly where I’m from,’ Thandi says.
‘WHAT?’ asks Myrna with the moustache. ‘Say it toward my left ear, that’s the good one.’
‘I SAID, “IT’S NOTHING SPECIAL,”’ Thandi yells”

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Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Gilty Pleasure and Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Black Out with Cash: The Autobiography by Johnny Cash

Hey, I’m not the smartest guy in the world, but I’m certainly not the dumbest. I mean, I’ve read books like “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”, and I think I’ve understood them. They’re about girls, right? Just kidding. But I have to say my all-time favorite book is Johnny Cash’s autobiography “Cash” by Johnny Cash.
-High Fidelity

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Gilty Pleasure and Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Black Out with Cash: The Autobiography by Johnny Cash

Hey, I’m not the smartest guy in the world, but I’m certainly not the dumbest. I mean, I’ve read books like “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” and “Love in the Time of Cholera”, and I think I’ve understood them. They’re about girls, right? Just kidding. But I have to say my all-time favorite book is Johnny Cash’s autobiography “Cash” by Johnny Cash.

-High Fidelity

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China Glaze First Mate, Revlon Fearless, and Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Gilty Pleasure with My Life in France by Julia Child

Paul Child was 60 years old when he retired to Cambridge. He could, according to his besotted wife, “do just about anything, including making a French-type omelet. Carpenter, cabinet-builder, intellectual, wine-bibber, wrestler. A most interesting man and a lovely husband.” Up to this point in their union, his career had dominated their lives as Julia followed him from one State Department posting to the next. His intention, on coming home, was to retire into the world of art and do the work he loved best.
But after the success of Julia’s book, the two reversed roles and he threw himself into her life with the same enthusiasm with which she had shared his. In a letter to his brother he wrote, “How fortunate we are at this moment in our lives! Each doing what he most wants, in a marvelously adapted place, close to each other, superbly fed and housed, with excellent health….”
That attitude was, for its time, truly remarkable. Mastering was published just a couple of years before The Feminine Mystique. Women all over America were feeling oppressed—and with good reason. I cannot count the women of my mother’s generation who paid heavily for their success. Their husbands resented it; their children did too. But Paul Child was a supremely confident man. “Whatever it is, I will do it,” he told Julia, becoming her manager, photographer, recipe-tester and taster, proofreader, illustrator. When she went on the road to promote her books, he went along. Few men of Paul Child’s generation would have been able to enjoy their wife’s success as he did.
-Ruth Reichl, “Julia Child’s Recipe for a Thoroughly Modern Marriage”

China Glaze First Mate, Revlon Fearless, and Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Gilty Pleasure with My Life in France by Julia Child

Paul Child was 60 years old when he retired to Cambridge. He could, according to his besotted wife, “do just about anything, including making a French-type omelet. Carpenter, cabinet-builder, intellectual, wine-bibber, wrestler. A most interesting man and a lovely husband.” Up to this point in their union, his career had dominated their lives as Julia followed him from one State Department posting to the next. His intention, on coming home, was to retire into the world of art and do the work he loved best.

But after the success of Julia’s book, the two reversed roles and he threw himself into her life with the same enthusiasm with which she had shared his. In a letter to his brother he wrote, “How fortunate we are at this moment in our lives! Each doing what he most wants, in a marvelously adapted place, close to each other, superbly fed and housed, with excellent health….”

That attitude was, for its time, truly remarkable. Mastering was published just a couple of years before The Feminine Mystique. Women all over America were feeling oppressed—and with good reason. I cannot count the women of my mother’s generation who paid heavily for their success. Their husbands resented it; their children did too. But Paul Child was a supremely confident man. “Whatever it is, I will do it,” he told Julia, becoming her manager, photographer, recipe-tester and taster, proofreader, illustrator. When she went on the road to promote her books, he went along. Few men of Paul Child’s generation would have been able to enjoy their wife’s success as he did.

-Ruth Reichl, “Julia Child’s Recipe for a Thoroughly Modern Marriage”

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