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Peace like a river

Posted August 5, 2013

It was the early ‘60's in a small town in Minnesota. The family consisted of Jeremiah, a single parent so full of faith that he was able to perform occasional miracles, and his three children: sixteen-year-old Davy who protects the family aga…

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Mission bell

Posted January 4, 2013

I am always searching - searching for that great song, new singer, the best album ever. I have been doing this for years, and have even had my brother and brother-in-law send me new discoveries, obscure albums, unique performers, as they search used…

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To be sung underwater : a novel

Posted March 2, 2012

Everyone has regrets. We all occasionally look back at our lives and wonder "what if I had done this instead of that?"

In this perfectly written book, Judith looks back at the decision she made to leave Willie, her first love. Many years later, no…

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The weird sisters

Posted January 3, 2012

I have always considered my sisters to be weird (and, yes, I have always thought of myself as the normal one), so when I saw this book, "The Weird Sisters" by Eleanor Brown, I picked it up. Reading the summary and discovering that the story takes pl…

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The Cellist of Sarajevo

Posted January 3, 2012

This book opened my eyes. What was I doing in the early 90's? Thinking about my children, pets, house, job? The people of Sarajevo were under siege for four years. We heard about it on the news every day, but it did not become a reality for me un…

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