Meandering Through Mannheim’s Christmas Market

It was the best of times, and the worst of times.  Who couldn't ignore the magical charm of fairly tale-like stands and shops full of gingerbread, Christmas decorations and novelties?  Of course, sifting through tons of unique items in an outdoor Christmas market sounds like a nice afternoon, but when rain falls heavily from a … Continue reading Meandering Through Mannheim’s Christmas Market

Winter Cold Prescription: “Valley of the Dolls” Coats

Reach for warm coats this Winter season to prevent yourself from reaching for not-so-stylish anti-cold pills and dolls. I finished watching the 1967 film adaptation of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel, "Valley of the Dolls," over the weekend.  The film follows three women and their fates brought on by prescription drugs, or dolls, as they called … Continue reading Winter Cold Prescription: “Valley of the Dolls” Coats