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Men Are Like Waffles Women Are Like Spaghetti: Understanding and Delighting in Your Differences by Bill and Pam Farrel

I read this book so I could understand the opposite sex a bit better and it did exactly what it said it would.  It helped me “understand and delight” in … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

I listened to this novel driving to and from work, so it was a little harder to take notes.  Hope Davis (actress) reads the book and she nearly put me … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

I will start by admitting that this book took me two years to finish.  Amy Tan has always been one of my favorite writers because of her ability to draw her … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Oh Picoult does it again.  What can I say?  Her ideas are unique, and her writing flows so easily it puts me into automatic mode and suddenly I’ve finished half … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

I had to see what all of the hype was about, and indeed it was warranted.  So, without giving too much away… you have two seemingly normal people in a … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

In this young adult novel, Lockhart places a group of teenage cousins (whose family is fighting over the estate) on an island each summer. At the center of this conflict … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Jesus I Never Knew, by Philip Yancey

My minister gave me this book to read as a starting point for learning about Jesus’ life. I was so interested in the facts, the historical aspects of the time, … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Article: 9 Extremely Pretentious Latin and Greek Plurals

9 Extremely Pretentious Latin and Greek Plurals http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/50149/9-extremely-pretentious-latin-and-greek-plurals

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Article: Love in action: Dad, 72, races in nearly 1,100 events with disabled son

Love in action: Dad, 72, races in nearly 1,100 events with disabled son http://todaynews.today.com/_news/2013/03/28/17504304-love-in-action-dad-72-races-in-nearly-1100-events-with-disabled-son?lite%3Focid=twitter

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Crimes in Southern Indiana, by Frank Bill

I suppose I have to give this a 4 out of 5 because some chapters I squirrled around as a I read, at times sick to my stomach. And this … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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