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Book reviews: The Blonde

The Blonde Author: Anna Godbersen   Ok ,I have read some really strange fiction about Marilyn Monroe and Jack Kennedy but this one takes the cake.  The writing is good.  The plot is farcical and unbelievable.  I don’t think any of us believes that Jack Kennedy loved Marilyn Monroe.  Nor do I think that Frank […]

the second diary

Book reviews: The Second Diary

The Second Diary  Author: Ciara Threadgoode Sometimes we just want a novel that places us in a small town with characters whom enter in, sit down, and start telling us a story.  Fannie Flagg, Ann Tyler, Garrison Keillor are authors who deliver locale: small town residents, and people: quirky and wonderfully warm characters.  Now we […]

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Book Reviews: Ice Bound

Ice Bound A Doctor’s Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole  Author: Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers Sometimes we open a book and race from page to page, exhilarated and so involved 10 hours go by and we are still reading. Ice Bound is such a book. The true story of Dr. “Duff” […]

the medici boy

Book Reviews: The Medici Boy

The Medici Boy Author: John L’Heureux The Medici Boy reminded me immediately of Irving Stone’s The Agony and the Ecstasy, A Novel of Michelangelo. L’Heureux’s 15th century Florence thrives on genius and sin, art, politics, and sexual deviance. This brilliant portrayal of Donatello, the greatest sculptor of 1400’s Florence, depicts a man both angelic with […]

the opposite of lonliness

Book Reviews: The Opposite of Lonliness

The Opposite of Loneliness Author: Marina Keegan Essays and Stories At twenty two years old, 5 days after graduating from Yale, the bright future of Marina Keegan ended in a tragic car accident. Marina left behind a legacy of prose, poetry and essays that startle and tingle with the audacity of intelligence, wit and a […]

Books

the blonde

Book reviews: The Blonde

The Blonde Author: Anna Godbersen   Ok ,I have read some really strange fiction about Marilyn Monroe and Jack Kennedy but this one takes the cake.  The writing is good.  The plot is farcical and unbelievable.  I don’t think any of us believes that Jack Kennedy loved Marilyn Monroe.  Nor do I think that Frank […]

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Health/Beauty

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Health/Fitness Reviews: Jawbone Up

Disclosure: This post is a result of being a #VZWBuzz blogger. I was provided a phone and accessories from Verizon Wiresless to facilitate this post. All opinions are strictly my own. I’m a fitness freak of nature.  I eat very healthy and work out daily (sometimes twice daily).  Also, if you read you would know […]

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Movies

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Stream your favorite city

As a travel writer on many sites, I have this never ending wanderlust that seems to be a part of who I am. While I spend a lot of time on the road, in the air, and on the sea, a bulk of my time is still spent at home with my family. Still….that need […]

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Kids

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How to Interest Your Children in Physical Activity

  Any parent will be able to tell you that healthy children are much happier. They do better at school due to increased concentration and have bigger appetites when it comes to dinner time. The wealth of technological options available means that some children are more interested in sitting on the sofa in front of […]

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