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January Book 4: Things We Couldn't Say

January’s 4th and final book was actually its third in that I started reading it after the one on Popeye people, or Holy Discontent…but I finished it last – in fact, I finished it yesterday, on the 2nd of February. 656 more words


I Want to Tell A Story

As you could tell from my previous blog, I’m not big into New Year’s resolutions, but this year I do have a few goals. I want to stretch my writing, try some new genres and tell some new stories. 417 more words

You need to let go...Like a cannonball!

“I lay there for three whole days, totally paralyzed. My friends helped me to the bathroom and anywhere else I needed to move; but I have very vague impressions of those days because it was a time of complete darkness for me.

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Things We Couldn’t Say (book review)

It’s not often that a historical memoir could read like a spy thriller, but that’s exactly how Things We Couldn’t Say by Diet Eman reads. 308 more words

The Interview: An Unexpected Trust

A couple of weeks ago I was privileged to visit one of our great national treasures, a 91-year-old holocaust survivor. The purpose of the visit was to do an interview, but in some ways I found myself being a student rather than an inteviewer. 523 more words

Book Review: Things We Couldn't Say

Diet’s story is true. She had to keep a secret. Several secrets, actually. People depended upon her to keep her silence so that they could live. 581 more words

Book Review

A Look Into the Life of a WWII Resistance Fighter and Local Red Cross Volunteer

A few months back, we wrote about how our office received a surprise visitor in the person of Diet Eman, a local WWII concentration camp survivor and former member of the Dutch Resistance. 838 more words

Red Cross