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Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Joy of Accidental Discovery June 25, 2016

I took my children to the public library not too long ago.  I am lucky that both of my children like to read, although my daughter is generally pickier than my son about what she will read.  Neither of them particularly like library books, because, so they say, they are convinced that everyone who has…

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How Can a Ghostwriter Make You a Bestseller? June 23, 2016

How Can a Ghostwriter Make You a Bestseller? People who are experts in their field are experts in their field because they have vast amounts of experience and take the time to learn the latest innovations in their area.  This is time consuming: hard work is directly related to success and knowledge. When we are…

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Book Review: The Kura June 23, 2016

The Kura The Kura, by Mary Patterson Thornburg, is Ms. Thornburg’s second novel. Like her first, A Glimmer of Guile, she does a great job presenting the reader with a strong female protagonist whose intelligence and goodness is treasured above her other qualities. This is a rarity in fantasy literature, in which women are either…

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Over Complicated Coffee June 19, 2016

According to the fancy framed diplomas on my wall, I’m a pretty educated person. I’ve read a lot of books, written a lot of papers, and researched about a bazillion topics. None of which prepared me for the coffee maker at my friend’s house. My friend, who I’ve known since the late 80s, graciously allowed…

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BOOK REVIEW: Lost in Suburbia June 17, 2016

Lost in Suburbia: a Momoir: How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs Lost in Suburbia, by Tracy Beckerman bills itself as a “Momoir.” That’s not only a great pun, it’s a good one word summary as well. Beckerman was a cool NYC chick, with a cool…

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Metatarsalgia and Me June 12, 2016

  Metatarsalgia and Me Of the myriad of stupid ways in which I am likely to eventually die, refusal to go to the doctor because I think the doctor might think I’m just a whiner baby is up there on the list.  Honestly, I don’t know why I care so much.  I’m sure no one…

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