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Crossing To Safety, Thirty Years Later

There is little I can add to any discussion regarding Wallace Stegner’s Crossing To Safety. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers ever, and Crossing to Safety is one of his most beloved books. Count me … Continue reading

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The Middle… Read Me.

I’ve had this post sitting on ice for a while, thinking that I’d finish a few more books before summer’s end, only to realize that school starts in two days and while summer technically ends in a few weeks, the … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Humiliation… at Costco.

WARNING:  Kids, my kids (adopted or birthed), do not read this one! Do not read it. Trust me, it’s embarrassing enough without you thinking of fifty new ways that your mom is not who you thought she was. Best to … Continue reading

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It’s a Tribal Thing… Winning point Books.

Last week, I was reading a book on my Kindle. That statement, in itself, seems all wrong to me: reading a BOOK on my Kindle. I don’t use my Kindle for all my reading, but I got it because I … Continue reading

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PS to Grass is greener…

You can be sure that I will not make three posts on any other day, however, I have gotten so many comments from the Freshly Pressed post, “The Grass is Always Greener on Someone Else’s Head…”  I’ve heard from so … Continue reading

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End of a mothering era: Farewell Harry

SPOILER:  If you haven’t seen the final Harry Potter movie, and plan to, you may want to skip this post Last night I went to see the final installment in the Harry Potter series, by JK Rowling:  Harry Potter and … Continue reading

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