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This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

Don’t miss this book!  I almost did since the title was off-putting to me.  Open the covers of this book and savor a collection of previously published stories about her family, friends, dogs, divorce, books, her own bookstore, and……her husband.    234 more words

Biography

Today's Humor by Sue Murphy

“Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think that’s how dogs spend their lives.”

Sue Murphy

Memoir

Words That Sneak Up On Me III: Some Serious Talk About Sass and Other Sundries

Now, I’ve been wont to say I don’t really have a Southern accent.  While this is not strictly accurate to the ear raised in other latitudes, it does hold largely true that I am less likely to betray my origins by bend and elision of speech than I am to give it away with… 935 more words

Memoir

Book Review: Fleeting Glimpses of The Silly, Sentimental and Sublime

Title: Fleeting Glimpses of The Silly, Sentimental and Sublime
Author: Michael Seagriff, OP
Ebook Price: $0.99
Paperback: $7.19
Pages: 59
More Info: Harvesting the Fruits of Contemplation… 692 more words

Catholic

A Woman's Education: So, This is the Way It Works

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By Beth Taylor, Contributor

Literature

#82) Book review: "Islands Apart" by Ken McAlpine

“Islands Apart”, Ken McAlpine’s memoir of the Channel Islands of California, came dangerously close to being the second consecutive book from which I jumped ship.  690 more words

Inside Scoop: To Light A Fire

A few days ago I was searching for some book quotes for a little project that I was doing. It prompted me to consider how writers contribute to our sense of the world and our place in it. 286 more words

Fiction