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Feels Like Heaven

“Feels Like Heaven” was a single from Peter Cetera’s vastly underrated World Falling Down album [1] that was a rare positive song in that generally downcast album, featuring a beautiful duet between Cetera and former Rufus singer Chaka Khan [2].  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way:  A Spiritual Path To Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron In some ways, this book was not something I expected.  The author assumes that the reader is somehow a creative person whose creative juices are blocked and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Down The Nile

Down The Nile:  Alone In A Fisherman’s Skiff, by Rosemary Mahoney Did the author do something interesting enough to warrant having a book published about it?  After having finished this book, I’m still not sure that it was essential.  To … Continue reading

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With A Firm Sense Of Justice

Frequently I comment on the messages that are given at services on the Sabbath, after I have had some time to reflect and ruminate on them a little bit, and I would like to do so today as well.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Selected Canterbury Tales

The Selected Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, a new verse translation by Sheila Fisher This particular book is an example of the hazards of making a selected translation.  This is by no means a short book (although the fact that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Morning, Irene

Good Morning Irene (Irene Adler #2), by Carole Nelson Douglas This book, and indeed the series in which it comes, is probably the pinnacle of this author’s achievement as an author.  I’m not sure how I feel about it, because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Night, Mr. Holmes

Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Irene Adler #1), by Carole Nelson Douglas In my reading of mystery series, especially those written by women with female protagonists, there is a lot of discussion that I tend to find tedious and irritating, largely … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Darcy Connection

The Darcy Connection (Darcy #5), by Elizabeth Aston Having previously read (and at least mildly enjoyed) a previous book by the author [1], I had some idea of what to expect going into this novel and my expectations were met … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Sheryl Crow

Although I have been a fan of Sheryl Crow’s since her solo debut in Tuesday Night Music Club, and later on I realized that I had been somewhat familiar with her thanks to her work as a backup vocalist for … Continue reading

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Book Review: 40 Verses To Ignite Your Faith

40 Verses To Ignite Your Faith:  Surprising Insights From Unexpected Passages, by Laurie Polich Short [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is an example, and a … Continue reading

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