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BOOKS WE LOVE

This one looks interesting: The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob

BLOGS AND CAN’T MISS ARTICLES

Sharon’s childhood friend R.J. Cutler, director of The September Issue and creator of Nashville, has a new film coming out this month, If I Stay. Here’s a piece about him in the New Yorker.

In the who comes up with this stuff category: Confused Cats Against Feminism Tumblr.

Here are 10 things you’ll need for the apocalypse. Yes, toilet paper is on the list.

Jon Krakauer has new information on how Chris McCandless, the subject of his best-selling book, Into the Wild may have died.

SOCIAL MEDIA AND TECH

The hottest trend in tech is wearables. Here are 9 you might need.

Rumor has it the iPhone 6 will arrive on October 14. We’ve marked our calendars!

The GIF as art form.

BEAUTY, FASHION AND HOME

For efficiency and convenience, a sofa that becomes a room full of furniture.

What we want: White leather Bottega Veneta jacket. What we have: LL Bean tote. 8 timeless wardrobe staples from Vogue editors.

TRAVEL

Why are only 2 of the 10 best ice cream shops in America  on the west coast? WHY???

From Fodor’s, ten things NOT to do in Italy.

ENTERTAINMENT

The boys of summer are in full swing (pun intended). Here’s what it’s all about for those of us who are baseball ignorant.

Could it be that I Love Lucy isn’t really that (GASP!) funny? Or Gilligan’s Island?

Speaking of the apocalypse, could this be the end of Beyonce’ and JayZ?

Some of your favorite movies could have had very different endings. Fortunately they didn’t.

A 3-D film of the creation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece, Fallingwater. You’re welcome.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

A prayer for peace between Israel and Hamas.

ISRAEL-HAMAS-WAR

Sharon and Anne

    Sharon Greenthal and Anne Parris are the managing partners of Midlife Boulevard.

    Sharon and Anne

    Sharon Greenthal and Anne Parris are the managing partners of Midlife Boulevard.

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    b+ (Retire in Style Blog)

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    I loved the picture of the two children...pinned it!

    Susan - ofeverymoment

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    And NONE of those ice cream parlors listed are in Montana ... although I would have definitely added both The Parrot and The BIg Dipper in Helena to the list! The photo you picked for Photo of the Week is absolutely perfect though!

    penpen

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    Thanks for the round-up--especially the Falling Waters video. Music added to inspiration and feeling of how the house grew into its site.

    Shelley Zurek

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    Falling water piece was amazing. Just...oh my...I once again know why I am a Frank LW fan!

    Sharon Greenthal

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    I know, it's stunning isn't it!

    Jennifer Wagner

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    I have the book "A Sleepwalkers Guide to Dancing" but haven't read it yet. I've heard great things about it. I just have to find the time.

    Sharon Greenthal

    Friday 1st of August 2014

    I've heard good things about that too, Jen.

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