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So What?

Breakups have a terrible reputation. For as long as my memory has served me, I have witnessed dramatic ends to relationships, both in my own life, and in others’. 948 more words

Hello internet friends!

Welcome to the inaugural post for My Thought Jar, a birthday present to myself for the big 24. I’ve decided that 2014 is the year of “treat yo self” since I finally got hired for my first big kid job. 374 more words


The Last Days of the Romanovs by Hellen Rappaport

Helen Rappaport’s first book on the Romanov family is an intense yet bittersweet read. We all know how the story will end. The tragedy of the last Imperial Family of Russia is well known to nearly everyone; however, Ms. 193 more words



When did this happen?
Did I really look toward this?
This can’t be true.
I still remember the warm glow
How everything had an orange tint… 121 more words
My Life

Danielle Pruden Missing woman from Sacramento County found

A woman reported missing by her roommates has been found in Calaveras County.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department reports 29-year-old Danielle Pruden was located alive in and well in Calaveras County.


Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1692 by Richard Godbeer

Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1692 is a balanced, nuanced study of the short brief witch hunt in Connecticut in the same year as the more famous events in Salem. 135 more words


Empress of the Night: A Novel of Catherine the Great by Eva Stachniak

Like other readers I went into this book with great excitement. My excitement disappeared rapidly as I struggled to make sense of the narrative style much less try to follow along with the text. 71 more words