Monthly Archives: November 2011

Humbug

As Christmas rapidly approaches, I took the time from my ‘about to get busy schedule’ to read Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. Many of you may already know this story as it was made into a movie called Christmas with … Continue reading

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We Give Thanks

With meager possessions, they left England in 1620 on a ship called the Mayflower     with one goal in mind – religious freedom. I am grateful I spied the book Thanksgiving by Glenn Alan Cheney on a display shelf in … Continue reading

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Andy Rooney

As many of you know, Andrew A. Rooney passed away on November 4, 2011.  For many years I have enjoyed his work and am proud to own a copy of his 1981 book, A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney. Last … Continue reading

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Ever Truman

The Complete Stories of Truman Capote, by Truman Capote came into my hands while on a quest for Thanksgiving stories.  Capote wrote a short story entitled “The Thanksgiving Visitor” and it’s contained in this collection.  Included in the book are … Continue reading

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And They’re Off….

I commend Jim Lehrer and his publisher, Random House for bringing Tension City to print this year. With a U.S. election year rapidly approaching, the timing could not have been better for an inside look at past presidential debates by the man … Continue reading

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