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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

When Colson Whitehead’s book, The Underground Railroad won the Pulitzer I was intrigued. I bought the book and then it just sat in my Kindle queue for a long while.  I could say that I was busy, or other books … Continue reading

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Becoming Wise: An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett

Becoming Wise, like it’s title suggests is a book about wisdom. How we find it, what it looks like and how to foster wisdom in our own lives and in our relationships. It is a book about words, and meaning … Continue reading

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Reading the News: How to Counteract Fake News and Bias In What you Read

In last week’s blog I talked about the trend in fake news aimed at the left. Much to my chagrin some of the sites that have been egregious in disseminating fake news are sites that I read regularly.  Sigh!  So … Continue reading

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Reading the News: How Biased Am I?

Surprise! No book review today. Instead I wanted to talk about what I have been reading in the news and I want to particularly point out an alarming upward trend of fake news stories aimed at the political left. Like … Continue reading

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To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

It is rather risky to recommend a book that you have not read so I am greatly relieved and can now say without any reservations that Ivey’s, To the Bright Edge of the World is a wonderful book and I … Continue reading

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Books to Read For An Alaskan Cruise: Part Two

To my surprise there are a lot of books written about or set in Alaska, which just goes to show how narrow my reading habits must be! For several years I have been trying to get out of my comfort … Continue reading

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Year End Wrap Up for 2016

It feels impossible that another year is on the verge of ending and a new one beginning, but when I look back on this year with a wedding, some medical challenges, and some extra vacations, I can see where the … Continue reading

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