Archive | April, 2019

Kind is the New Classy

I picked up this book by Candace Cameron Bure to use as part of a collection of recommended resources for a training I gave last fall. What surprised me was how much I enjoyed reading it. I realize that many get bent out of shape when a celebrity decides to “preach to the masses about […]

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Since You’ve Been Gone

When your best friend defines much of your identity, no doubt you’d feel disoriented when your ‘bestie’ suddenly disappears. Emily is confronted with this troubling scenario when her best friend and stalwart companion, Sloane, and her family take off without a word. Unable to reach her friend, Emily finds herself facing a summer without a […]

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Southern Book Affairs

I miss living in the South. As a writer and reader, and yes, human being, one of the things I loved most is the hospitality that seems to be a life code for those who were born there or had migrated and stayed. Now don’t get me wrong, hospitality exists everywhere, but there is just […]

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Brady Needs a Nightlight

An adorable little bat named Brady is quite unique. Hanging in caves at night where it’s cold and dark frightened him so much so that he finds it difficult to sleep. Unlike his brethren he prefers to play during the say out in the bright sunshine. When inside his home cave, he was scared of […]

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Word Jumbles

It sounds like a game but it’s not. Or could it be? Actually, it’s the phrase I use to describe something I experience on a routine basis. Every day I get word jumbles, meaning inner chatter that translates into musings—hence this category. Basically, it’s the beginnings of stories to tell. They spill out in various […]

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