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Castle of Water

September 22, 2017

Happy first day of fall everyone!

Every now and then do you enjoy an escapist read? Are you looking for a vacation read? 839 more words


Against the statistical odds

I am not a huge fan of rules that hold no credence, regulations birthed from fear, and black and white policies for that minuscule possibility. You are too old, too young, too big, too small, too short… We believe you might fail. 676 more words

Life In Zambia

Reggie Codrington - Against The Odds

Like a lot of veteran artists who have taken many recordings to break through, Codrington has survived his share of disappointments in the music industry, even as he’s made a living performing for many years. 85 more words

Smooth Jazz

Before We Were Yours

September 1, 2017

Before We Were Yours

by Lisa Wingate

Genre/categories: historical fiction, adoption, family


Two timelines reveal this sad and heartfelt story which is based on one of America’s most tragic real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped, mistreated, and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country. 988 more words

Historical Fiction

Hillbilly Elegy

August 18, 2017

Do you love memoirs?

Hillbilly Elegy
by J. D. Vance

“I want people to understand what happens in the lives of the poor and the psychological impact…

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Against The Odds

The Glass Castle

August 11, 2017

As Reading Ladies continues to focus on women authors writing about strong women, we’re using the occasion of the newly released movie to revisit/review an old favorite…. 1,475 more words

Against The Odds

Impress Yourself.

Today’s inspiration comes from a personal experience.  I decided to enroll in a graphic design program, in hopes that I could fine tune my self-taught skills and perhaps become a better designer.   509 more words