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2014 Highlights

Here are some highlights from last year (Nancy’s 2014 Yearbook!): My Favorite Posts Some of my favorite posts from 2014 were: A Gallery of My Daughter Growing Up – this was for a weekly photo challenge on endurance, of which I think parenthood is the ultimate test. Books Everyone Should Read – these are not necessarily my favorite…

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Books Everyone Should Read

So. . . is there a difference between recommending books that I think everyone should read and my favorite books?  I would say yes.  There are books that I think have tremendous value to shape our lives and influence our thoughts, but they are not necessarily favorites of mine.  Many of these are favorites, but some are…

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Within A Book, Gems To Discover

As I’ve mentioned before, I love reading.  It entertains me, relaxes me, makes me knowledgeable and helps me to live a better life.  Within each book, even the mysteries I love so much, there are gems of wisdom to discover.  A few books though are truly spectacular, including Nina Sankovitch’s memoir, “Tolstoy and The Purple Chair“. After…

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Publisher & Favorite Books

The book publishers love readers like me.  As a child I loved to read – when Scholastic did their orders in school, classmates might order 1 or 2 books.  I ordered one of each.  And I read them all too. As an adult, I still love to read.  I buy a fair amount of books…

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