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Book Review: Live Your Best Life By Writing Your Own Eulogy

Live Your Best Life By Writing Your Own Eulogy, by Mimi Emmanuel [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The idea of writing one’s eulogy in advance may strike … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Five: Part Two

The bellhop was ever the gentleman, despite being rusty at communication and waited for Kate to feel comfortable speaking.  She thoughtfully said, “I have many questions for you.”  “I expect that you do; I am not sure I have the … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Four

Chapter Four Day Two:  The Bellhop It was the same nightmare again.  He tried to remember it before it faded into forgetfulness like so much of his past life had.  If he kept on having the same nightmare, he was … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Three

Chapter Three Day One:  Ashley It wasn’t fair that her friend got to sleep the sleep of the blessed while she had to stay awake steaming mad.  What had she done to get herself trapped in a hotel with only … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Two: Part Two

With a slight limp in his right leg he pushed the luggage cart down the hall and then turned right at the end of the main corridor.  She tried to look around and catch everything in.  She wondered how plants … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritan Family Life

Puritan Family Life:  The Diary Of Samuel Sewall, by Judith S. Graham In the popular culture, and even among a great many academics, the Puritans suffer from being considered cosmic killjoys who had no sense of fun and who were … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nourished

Nourished:  A Memoir Of Food, Faith & Enduring Love (With Recipes), by Lia Huber [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Convergent Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I wanted to like this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Selected Poems Of Donald Hall

The Selected Poems Of Donald Hall, by Donald Hall, Poet Laureate Of The United States, 2006 to 2007 This collection of poems is properly a “best of compilation” of poems from a celebrated contemporary poet and the husband of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Writer As Migrant

The Writer As Migrant, by Ha Jin I must admit that reading this book gave me a somewhat melancholy feeling as someone who has long written and lived with a certain sense of estrangement from my roots [1].  This experience … Continue reading

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The Cyberbullies Among Us

This morning, I found myself involved, without any particular interest on my part, in an internet quarrel over policies between a coworker of mine and someone else.  With the names redacted to protect the innocent and the guilty, I first … Continue reading

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