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Author: Piage Rawl, Ali Benjamin            
Publisher:  HarperCollins
Genre:  Memoir
Source:  BEA

Publication Date: August 26, 2014

Goodreads:  An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying.  329 more words

Book Opinion

Cooking up some fun

I have savored the recipes all week. Last Saturday, Chef Elizabeth Skipper, from The Everyday Epicure, came to the shop for our fifth drop-in cooking demo. 158 more words


Joe's Letters, WWII: "Nervous debility"

One of my Uncle Joe’s letters will be posted to this Blog each and every Friday until they are done. Please see below for a link to Joe’s full story and the other letters in this series so far. 337 more words


Here I Sit, I Can Do No Other

My Great Uncle Richard wrote a book once, and was so excited he had five thousand copies printed. Most of these spent the next decade piled up in cardboard boxes beneath his dining room table. 1,140 more words


Joyful Mommy Jekyll--Part 6

Every summer he was home, my male parent, Warren, would wake us all up at 4:00 AM and tell us we had ten minutes to get into the car. 971 more words


Truth or Consequences

Truth or Consequences was one of my favorite radio programs, although I seldom heard more than snatches of the broadcast. We had no television in our home, so radio was our entertainment source after school and on Saturday mornings. 253 more words

Violet Carr Moore


He always sets his alarm clock for at least 15 minutes before mine. 

He brings a cup of coffee to my bedside when I can’t get up.  83 more words