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Family Meeting #1 874 256 9

February 4, 2019
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missnackawicChris Helgason is the illustrator behind The World According to Miss Nackawic. He grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan, spent 12 years in the army and now works as an aircraft maintenance engineer. He…

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Teaching your teen is not impossible

November 16, 2018
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My 15-year-old no longer has patience—not with inconvenience, not with failure and not with learning, which is often the takeaway in times of inconvenience and failure . . . if you have patience. It seems…

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Get to Know Lee Gaitan and her Newest Book Lite Whines and Laughter: Mild Rants and Musings on the Mundane

October 22, 2018
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HOPress-Shorehouse Books is proud to launch the third book from Lee Gaitan — Lite Whines and Laughter: Mild Rants and Musings on the Mundane.  Lee is a well-known and talented writer, blogger, author and a…

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So you want to become a runner!

September 7, 2018
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Being a long time runner I’m not reluctant to mention that fact when meeting someone for the first time. It’s then not unusual for that new acquaintance to mention that he or she would like…

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Maybe for vacation we should book a hospital room

September 1, 2018
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Right after Labor Day we’ll be on “vacation”. The quotes are because our vacations in recent years have been of the kind people need a vacation to recover from. I do wish I could go…

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Beloved Wolverine

July 13, 2018
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Our 7 year old daughter wanted a dog. Hey, we all did. The result was Cassie, an innocent little border collie puppy. But was the innocence a scam? She gnawed at the metal partitions in…

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My Overdue Thank-You Letter

June 5, 2018
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Several years ago, someone told me a story about “discovering your grateful heart.” So, I decided to work on that. Over the course of the next year, I sent one thank-you letter each week to…

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Dentists promote smiles but are never happy

June 1, 2018
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Six months ago, my dentist said I had a cavity that needed drilling. He warned me to change my brushing habits immediately or else. My first thought: My brushing habits have kept me cavity-free for…

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Book Signing for Leslie Handler and Rats, Mice and Other Things You Can’t Take to the Bank

May 31, 2018
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If you are in Bucks County, Pennsylvania or near there on Tuesday, June 5th, join us at the wonderful Newtown Bookshop for a book signing with the talented Leslie Handler. Donna CavanaghDonna Cavanagh is founder…

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Can’t get blood from a turnip, but they got a whole bag full from me

May 9, 2018
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My oldest daughter approached me with a simple request: Her twins were being asked to bring someone to their school to donate blood. You want to do something for your grandkids. After all, they’re your…

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New Release
How to Write and Share Humor
By Donna Cavanagh Published by HumorOutcasts Press

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New Release
Lite Whines and Laughter: Mild Rants and Musings on the Mundane
By Lee Gaitan and HumorOutcasts Press

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It Comes From Within: Living with Bipolar Illness
By Michael Solomon. and Shorehouse Books

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