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A Good Mother is Worth Money in the Bank

Starting life with a good mother is better than being born into money. Not everyone begins life with this advantage. Those who do should treasure it because a good mother saves a child from many struggles. Oliver Wendell Holmes wisely … Continue reading

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Words with Holy Zing

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The rhythm formed by a writer’s unique way of stringing phrases and sentences together becomes their voice. This voice becomes the author’s trademark. Take Irish writer, Frank McCourt, (Angela’s Ashes, Teacher Man, ‘Tis) as an example. It wasn’t unusual for McCourt … Continue reading

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A Case of Inherited Giggles by Rose McCormick Brandon

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Terrence, my five year-old grandson, came to spend the night. When it was time for bed, I  read a story; that’s our ritual. I usually read one of the Berenstain Bears books because that’s what he’s been liking lately. Instead, … Continue reading

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What are you Reading?

What are you reading? A friend loves to ask me that question. I like to answer it and pose the question back to him. This is today’s answer. I always have a mystery on the go. Today, it’s Agatha Christie’s, … Continue reading

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Colour Matters

Someone may ask – how can you care about something as meaningless as a room color when millions are dying?

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