Category Archives: Biographies & Memoirs

My Book Review of Running With Roselle

Running With Roselle by Michael Hingson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Moving and Inspiring What a delightful read. I ran the gamut of emotions – excited, thrilled, amused, fearful, sad… This is a well told true story with people and pups you adore. The structure of the book was brilliant. It educated the reader on guide dogs as well

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Whiskers Abroad by Carrie Carter

Whiskers Abroad:Ashi and Audrey’s Adventures in Japan A stunning debut by Carrie Carter Published by Bayou City PressThe book is available worldwide in digital and print format Whiskers Abroad is a lively travelogue featuring a trip to Japan shared by two main characters, Audrey and her cat Ashi, who alternate recounting their versions of events. During a twelve-day trip, the pair

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#DidYouKnow – Jeanette Rankin?

First Woman Elected To American Congress Jeanette Rankin was a remarkable woman who fought for woman’s suffrage. Then, in 1916, when most women still didn’t have the right to vote, Jeanette became one of two members of the U.S. House of Representatives for Montana. She served two terms (during WWI and WWII) as a Republican, known for being a women‘s

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Writers 2 Remember: Iris Murdoch

One of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945“ Iris Murdoch was a philosopher and writer who made an impact on how we looked at characters as well as issues with good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. She looked at writing in a way that dealt with the complexities and layers in ways that weren’t mainstream or

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#DidYouKnow – The Soviet’s Were The 1st On The Moon?

Luna 2’s Historic Flight Happened in September I recently read a book, Hot Moon by Alan Smale, and it hit home. With the Artemis program kicking off and our planned return to the moon, I thought it would be fun to review some history facts. One facet of the Space Race that intrigues me is that the Soviet Union beat the United

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Writers 2 Remember: Frederick Douglass

One of the foremost intellects of the 19th century Frederick Douglass was born into slavery to a mix-raced mother of Native American and Black heritage. Rumors claimed his white master was his father, but that remains unknown. Raised in beastly conditions, this incredible human being was cruelly segregated from his mother at an early age only to have her pass

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Readers, Today’s National V-J Day

Though August 15, 1945 is when the officials announced the surrender of Japan, ending the second world war, they didn’t actually sign their surrender until September 2, 1945. We remember this important day because it brought peace after six horrific years of hellish conditions, which irrevocably altered our world forever. You can learn more as well as find GREAT BOOKS

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