Color Me Happy

Posted on November 17th, 2015

Adult coloring books are the rage this year making the best-seller lists and tempting browsers at the Barnes & Noble check-out counter.  Art therapy has often been used as a stress-reliever for both children and adults.  Now, stressed out adults, especially women, may soon give up their knitting or Farmville in favor of coloring.  The new... Read More...

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Lots of Candles and Wisdom

Posted on July 21st, 2015

It helps to know you’re not alone.  Not that I’m a fan of the “Misery Loves Company” tribe, I just like to know I’m not the only crazy at the asylum. Anna Quindlen, who... Read More...


First Sight

Posted on August 28th, 2013

First Sight, Danielle Steel’s latest release, is filled with the romance of Paris and L.A., and the excitement of the world of fashion.

Internationally famous designer Timmie O’Neill...


Proof of Heaven

Posted on October 25th, 2012

There are often accounts of “near-death” experiences.  The brilliant white light, music, sense of calm.  Dr. Eben Alexander’s story is, for me, the most compelling – and reassuring.

An...

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Salmon Fishing In The Yemen

Posted on March 26th, 2012

The premise is crazy – bringing salmon to the desert for fly fishing, a sport that unites men. As the sheik says, “You must have faith.” 

The story unfolds with political twists,...

The Help

The Help Is A Hit

Posted on July 27th, 2011

Set in Jackson, Mississippi in the early 1960s, The Help reveals the uncomfortable disparity between the lives of whites and African Americans as seen through the eyes of  Southern housewives and their... Read More...

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I Remember Nothing – And Other Reflections by Nora Ephron

Posted on May 10th, 2011

I Remember Nothing is an easy, entertaining Sunday afternoon delight. The first essay – of the same title as the book – brings forth universal experiences shared by the aging mind. As Ephron... Read More...