Category Archives: books

Down with the Diva

Every little girl wants to be a princess. Just browse the little girl sections of your local department store and you’ll find apparel of all types adorned with tiaras and bling, usually with the word “Princess” emblazoned on them. But let me … Continue reading

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Before “The Donald,” There Was Arduino

Donald Trump coined the phrase, “You’re fired!” on his reality TV show, The Apprentice. But before the Donald reveled in the firing of well-meaning folks, a young painter’s apprentice exemplified the beauty of integrity and forgiveness. Set in Sixteenth Century … Continue reading

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Move Over, Ya Wimp.

My oldest went to a public school for second grade, and one day came home with a book he had checked out from the school library. I get that boys like potty humor. I don’t like it, but I get … Continue reading

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A Quality Craving

Drat those Red Vines. I love having a freshly opened box of Red Vines next me as I sit at the computer designing and writing and doing nothing of any significance whatsoever. No  movie experience is quite complete without a … Continue reading

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Consistently Inconsistent

Oh dear, no. Please tell me it isn’t really April already. I promise I only blinked for a moment. Okay, maybe two. I have to admit that I’m completely failing in my intention to read two books a month. I … Continue reading

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A New Page

Welcome to 2011. Yes, it’s a new year. And thank goodness for that! I love fresh starts. It’s like Anne Shirley so wisely stated: “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.” While we’re already more than a week … Continue reading

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