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There he goes again.

There he goes again.

I watch from my office window as a man in faded blue jeans limps across the street using a crooked stick for a cane. 405 more words

Avoiding toxic chemicals in makeup and skin care

In honor of my friend Dawn’s birthday, I promised I would dedicate today’s blog to her work to provide safer products for families.

They don’t… 196 more words


In-Between Days ~ Teva Harrison

Date Completed: 2/14/16

Rating: 8/10

Harrison’s style was really effective for the subject matter. A graphic memoir, Harrison displays a comic on one side of a spread and talks out her feelings and thought processes on the other. 281 more words

Book Review

In the Great Green Room

In the Great Green Room
The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown

Amy Gary
Flatiron Books, 2017

From the dust jacket, “The extraordinary life of the woman behind the beloved children’s classics… 460 more words

Book Review

The False Karass is Your Friend

Kurt Vonnegut’s concept of the false karass from his masterpiece Cat’s Cradle (1963), has assisted me to understand how things work, and don’t in social events. 700 more words


Review: Furiously Happy, a Funny Book about Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess

I feel much the same way about this book as I did about her first book. Small doses are fine, but I am exhausted quickly by her personality and how EVERYTHING is over the top. 278 more words

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