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The Sun is going down...

This month, I am really starting to notice the days getting shorter.  It won’t be long until I am walking to and from work in the dark!   53 more words

General Crafts

From Benchwarmer to Olympic Record Holder and Business Champion

How Ruben Gonzalez Relied on Perseverance and Courage to Snag His Dreams

In high school and college, Ruben Gonzalez displayed hardly a lick of athletic talent. 139 more words


"Walk of Light" in Windsor, Connecticut to Commemorate 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com (Photos from 2011)

It is hard to believe that this Sunday will mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. 292 more words

Jacqueline Bennett

Broad array of military luminaries condemn Trump over attacks on Khan family

A bipartisan constellation of decorated combat veterans, members of Congress and family members of slain soldiers admonished Donald Trump on Monday for criticizing the Muslim American parents of an Army officer killed in Iraq, threatening to undermine Trump’s support among core Republican voters. 1,499 more words

Daily News

C.J. Chenier, Louisiana Accordionist

John Mayall had no goal other than “to make a normal blues album” , which is what the veteran artist and bandleader has done over the course of his 51-year recording career.  502 more words


Ways to tell the story of a life

After a funeral ceremony people often gather together at a wake or memorial to have food and drink and to share memories of their loved one. 275 more words

The-Half-Way-Through-Review. No. 7: The Luminaries

The Luminaries. Eleanor Catton. 2013. (Granta Publications, 2014)

Perhaps unsurprisingly for an 800+ page Booker Prize winning novel, The Luminaries is a tome with decided pretentions. 1,037 more words

The Half-Way-Through-Review