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Music: RUN by Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

Beginning the day with an energizing, "catch the sun" tune -- is a special joy. Finding a new young group to follow as they grow and develop -- is part of the fun. Rediscovering a love of bluegrass  -- is an added bonus. Having the song stuck on repeat inside your head -- is the price you … Continue reading...

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Is There A Hillary Metric?

On her book tour for HARD CHOICES, Hillary Clinton has been getting a fair amount of lambasting from a pundit class that looks to be lying in wait in the tall grass. As usual, Secretary Clinton is graded by a different metric than other potential candidates or private citizens, which she is.  Is … Continue reading...

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Strength in Motherhood

I’ve always been proud of my children. From infancy to adult and motherhood, my daughters have amazed and humbled me. I am the proud grandmother of ten precious wonders and each has a special place in … Continue reading ...

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Reading & Writing Café - Books Are Our Caffeine