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  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day

    May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; The rains fall soft upon your fields, And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand. This is a very old and the most traditional of…

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  • The Awakening of Miss Prim

    The Awakening of Miss Prim

    Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera, 2013, 258 pages The Awakening of Miss Prim is a cozy story about a modern, educated, proud and inflexible woman who answers an ad to be a librarian in the village of San Ireneo. Her employer is educating his nieces and nephews and needs help organizing his extensive library. From time to…

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  • Author Spotlight: Dervla McTiernan

    Author Spotlight: Dervla McTiernan

    Born in 1977 in Cork, Ireland Ms McTeirnan grew up in different cities in Ireland including Dublin and Limerick. She studied to be a solicitor (lawyer in our language), and worked in her own practice for 12 years. She is married to Kenny. They have two children, a boy and a girl. Ireland hit a…

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  • The Language of Flowers

    The Language of Flowers

    Vanessa Diffenbaugh, 2012, literary fiction, 334 pages Victoria Jones spent an isolated childhood in the foster care system. During an interval of relative calm, she learned the meanings of flowers used during Victorian times to convey romantic expression. She finds them more useful in communicating her fears and mistrust of others. Now she is eighteen,…

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  • Clutter and  a Bedroom Switch

    Clutter and a Bedroom Switch

    I just finished with a major house reorder. We moved into the girls room. They moved into the office and the office moved to what had been our bedroom. Why would a person do that? The first and foremost reason is because the thermostat is at the wrong place in our house. Seriously, that is…

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  • Coming Clean

    Coming Clean

    Kimberly Rae Miller, 2013 Biography If you could see Ms Miller now in her beautifully tidy apartment with its sparkling countertops and clean floors, you would never guess that she grew up in a junk filled home. She new, growing up, that things were different in her home. She was embarrassed, always meeting friends at…

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