I don't always read what is popular and mainstream but "Orphan Train", written by Christina Baker Kline has been coming across the check-out desk so often that I had to see what all the hype is about. I was hooked at the start and moved to tears by the end. To say that I loved it really is an understatement! "Orphan Train" chronicles a period in American history that I never knew about. This was a time that has been swept under the table. Between the years of 1853 and 1929, street urchins......more
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Ah, the joys of a new school year! We moved Boy #1 back to college in Salisbury the same day Boy #2 started his junior year of high school classes. As my baby sister with two elementary school age kids so eloquently put it, it feels like I now have more than two brain cells to devote to something other than the kids. I do love the routine that comes from having a schedule; and even though I know it isn’t true, I feel like I have more time for myself now that my boys are back in sc...
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