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Jerry & Anita

Will Women Decide the 2014 Elections?

It is always my privilege to be a guest on the top rated Jerry Doyle Show.  Jerry and I debate the power of women in the upcoming midterms, some risky Senate races and why women don’t give more dough politically.  Often, money equals influence so its important for women to find new ways to make … Continue reading...

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

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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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

Reading & Writing Café - Books Are Our Caffeine