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How to Drive a Parent Nuts

“Dad, you can drive.” I stared at my son. “What? Why don’t you want to drive to band practice?” “The band director likes people there ten minutes early. It will take me longer to drive there than you. We don’t have time.” “That’s ridiculous. We can leave right now. Plenty of time.” My teenager’s expression […]

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Great Books By Some Great Authors

by Susan Carlisle At the beginning of the year I spent a couple of months reading books I had to judge for a contest. I decided than that when I was through with those I was going to take some time to read books by some friends. Below are the ones I’ve read so far and I still have […]

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Dreaming of Austenland by Sia Huff

Shannon Hale’s, book Austenland was adapted into cute rom-com movie, starring Kerri Russell, JJ Feild, Bret McKenzie, Jennifer Coolidge and Jane Seymore. What I love about the story is the premise. Jane Hayes’s adoration of all things Jane Austen is complicating her love life. Determined to be the heroine of her own story, Jane spends […]

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Words – Software For The Brain

  By:  Sandra Elzie   Someone recently sent me this cartoon and I had to laugh. It’s not what you have to say, it’s how you say it. You have to consider your audience and then write using words they can understand.   When I used to teach classes for the State of California or […]

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