Category Archives: Books

Summer Reading

Ah, it seems that summer is really here, and with it comes the urge to relax on a hammock, or at the beach or simply in the back yard while reading a good book.  I went to an all girl Catholic … Continue reading

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Looking Back: Anna Quindlen

“There comes that moment when we finally know what matters and, perhaps more important, what doesn’t, when we see that all the life lessons came not from what we had but from who we loved, and from the failures perhaps … Continue reading

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Please, Congress, Go Back To Kindergarten

It is hard to ignore the drama on the reality show we commonly know as Congress.  By the way, in the dictionary, one definition of  “congress” is: the act of coming together, or a meeting of representatives to DISCUSS a subject … Continue reading

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Dementia Is Not Inevitable

According to the Stanford Center On Longevity:  Exercise is the best thing you can do for your brain.  The latest research shows that cognitive decline is not inevitable.  The brain continues to make neurons and fine tune neural connections as … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of What?

A number of months ago I started hearing about this new book, Fifty Shades of Grey.  At first I thought it must be a book about people my age, you know, baby boomers, getting older.  Oh, I was soooo wrong.  But … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

I usually write my blogs on Wednesday, but yesterday I participated in the blackout by WordPress and other internet sites in protest of the bills in Congress (SOPA/PIPA) that could severely impact the free exchange of thoughts and ideas on … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s The small Things

When I was a kid one of the things that we did as a family was to go to the library.  We never got much time to spend with my Dad, but he certainly loved books and reading. Every once in … Continue reading

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