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Elise Testone!

March 27, 2012

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Elise Testone is a young woman with remarkable singing talent. She is also my daughter-in-law’s best friend. I wrote about Elise when she was chosen for this season’s American Idol competition. Since then, America has voted her through, week after week. There are nine contestants left standing. Elise is one of four women. Each week, […]

There she is, Miss America…

January 15, 2011

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This evening, the Miss America Pageant is prepared to stomp dance on our faces once again, with its laminated toothy smiles and stiletto heels.  Oh whoops, am I being too hard on this tattered piece of Americana?  You bet.  I grew up with Miss America, and I have watched her slide from pure goodness and […]