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Chapter 29: Parenting our Parents

Upon returning from Chicago, where I visited dealt with dad, my boss says the following to me: You, know, Rachael, my friend’s mom said this and I think it has merit: the reason parents become helpless and sick when they … Continue reading

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A Mouthful of a Title – aka: The Crowning Glory of Calla Lilly Ponder

So, what’s up with Rebecca Wells and her extremely long book titles: The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sister Hood…..and now The Crowning Glory of Calla Lilly Ponder? In true Wells style, the story is both a page turner … Continue reading

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Book Review: 50 Shades HOT DAMN – Final review on the trilogy

Say what you will, but SEX SELLS and man, does it make for a good read! Last week I finished (in less than 72 hours, thank you very much!) both of the remaining two books  (Fifty Shades: Darker and Fifty … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy

” When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly ‘s done, when the battle ‘s lost and won “ Macbeth quote by William Shakespeare (Act I, Scene I) What, pray-tell, does this have … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Lotus Eaters: A Novel by Tatjana Soli

Perspective is a powerful thing. We become so accustomed to hearing a story one way, that when we hear it told from a different perspective, a different way, it is beautifully disturbing. Or at least it was for me when … Continue reading

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Year In “Book Review” – What I read in 2011

I feel like a broken record when I say this, but, can you believe it’s already year-end? I know I won’t finish my latest book in time to review it for you, nor have I even gotten far enough to … Continue reading

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Chapter 6: If busy people get busier, what happens to them when they have more TIME?

I used to say: “If only there were more hours in the day….” not that I ever finished that thought – I didn’t have to, everyone nods and says, “I totally know what you mean.” But I ask you, friends: … Continue reading

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