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Joan Shelley is a Kentucky folksinger, reminiscent of Joan Baez, Judy Collins and Sarah McLaughlin. Her songs are personal, and her voice is clear. She has a new album, her seventh, called ‘Like the River Loves the Sea’. Stream her music on Alexa or Spotify, or be old school and buy the CD from Amazon for $12.69.
See her Tiny Desk Concert
The Infatuation is a restaurant blog for 18 cities around the world. The owners just bought the Zagat Survey-New York City Restaurants. I am still using my 2015 version of Zagat. I was so worried Zagat’s might just fade away, so I very happily ordered the ‘hot off the presses’ copy of the 2020 version. $10.79
Good Housekeeping tested full size blenders, and the top pick was the Vitamix Explorian Series E310. It has a powerful motor with 10 speed settings, a heavy-duty base that stays put on the counter, easy to use controls and a 48 oz. container. “This excelled in every one of our Kitchen Appliances Lab tests.” $289.95 at Amazon.
Someone in my travels recommended PartSelect to me so I thought I’d pass it along. PartSelect is for DIYers or those who can’t get a repairman for weeks and are going to give ‘fix it yourself’ a try. It was launched in 1999 with a mission to support DIYers with home repairs. They have what you need for every part of the repair process – diagnostic help, repair guides, pictures and diagrams, thousands of installation videos and over 2 million repair parts.