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Sunday best, especially for Easter

The author’s grandfather, mother (front), and aunts in the backyard of their house in Providence in the late 1930s. As published in the Providence Journal, April 16, 2017.  653 more words

Providence

Dancing in the moonlight

Dancing in the Moonlight by Rita Bradshaw.

Post by Sandra Taylor.

This very realistic story is set in England during the depression years

and the lead up to the second world war and its aftermath.  221 more words

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GENERATION TWO, PATERNAL:  WILLIAM (SEVEN GENERATIONS STRONG)

(This post is part of a serial blog.  Please see previous post – Generation Two, Maternal: Donna).

My dad was a big baby, in purely the literal sense of the term.   3,003 more words

Ancestral Trauma

Is Happiness That Important to Americans?

Popular Economics Weekly

What a strange question to ask Americans! We are the wealthiest country in the world, right? But a recent survey claims to show that wealth accumulation is not the first priority for most of the world. 824 more words

Weekly Financial News

[ARC] The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill

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It’s an error to choose this novel for the magic described in the cover summary.

Let’s start by saying that… 314 more words

Books

... and austerity for all! (Martin Schulz reloaded)

Many of my European friends ask me about Martin Schulz and the success of social-democrats at the polls. Since they are progressive, they hope for reforms in the eurozone to curb mass unemployment, stellar youth unemployment and social problems that exist in many crisis countries. 275 more words

Macro

Emmeline by Sarah Holman

Title: Emmeline

Author: Sarah Holman

Series: Vintage Jane Austen (multi-author series)

Genre: Christian Historical Fiction (light romance/classic retelling)

Era: early 1930s (Great Depression)

Setting: a small town in Pennsylvania (United States) 989 more words

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