Monthly Archives: October 2012

CHANGING OF THE GUARD–OR NOT?


CHANGING OF THE GUARD  The next generation at work–or not?  In the news media, recent economic projections indicate that the future income and employment rates of young adults of today are in decline. The value of an university education appears … Continue reading

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LOCAL AUTHOR EVENT


Being an author is in many ways a way of life that includes taking a lot of risk. A main question that figures prominently for authors is the fact of how are you going to be a full time writer … Continue reading

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ON LINE BULLYING – WHAT CAN YOU DO?


Teens and Safe Internet Use Teens are so used to computers that they seem to be born with those electronic skills. Their cell phones are an extension of their eyes. On the other hand, most of their parents are not; … Continue reading

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TEEN SUICIDE


WHY ARE KIDS BULLYING OTHER KIDS AND WHAT CAN SCHOOLS DO? Today the sad news of another teen who saw no other way out than to end her life reached the media. Often a search as to the cause and … Continue reading

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train wreck


New review on Goodreads of Lynn Schineider’s novel Perigee Moon. A new review of  Annabel Lyon’s new novel The Sweet Girl  

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How xenophobia can improve your life


How xenophobia can improve your life.

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