April 24, 2013
by Lillian

The Dressmaker

Who is Elizabeth Keckley? To answer the question, she is the person Jennifer Chiaverini writes about in her novel, Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker. She was a former slave turned professional dressmaker and confidante of Mary Todd Lincoln. She purchased her freedom … Continue reading

April 17, 2013
by Deb
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Trivia Night

Are you a fan of Jeopardy? Own all the versions of Trivial Pursuit? Can’t resist those magazine quizzes? Maybe you are one of those people who knows the answers to random questions or just like a a good mental challenge.  … Continue reading