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Book Review: Alone-Finding Connection in A Lonely World

Book Review: Alone-Finding Connection in A Lonely World

“Andy Braner is able to put his “proverbial thumb” on the most important issues facing today’s adolescent culture whose lives are digitally tethered to electronics. Discussing topics such as internet porn, self-worth from social media, fitting in with society away from electronics and suicide, he truly “gets” this technology generation. His sound, Christian-based approach is […]

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Book Review: Bulls Bears and the Ballot Box

“Thought-provoking and possibly debate-invoking, Bulls Bears and the Ballot Box has a lot to offer the American voter. Economy novices and experts alike are sure to appreciate this entertaining read with a unique angle on a complex subject. Although I may vote differently than the authors, I highly recommend this book regardless of one’s political […]

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Book Review: Kingdom of Strangers

Kingdom of Strangers: A Novel “Kingdom of Strangers, both enlightened and entertained me at the same time. Katya was a great female character to weave into this Saudi murder mystery.” ~Greta Perry~ I love doing book reviews and fortunately have been on a roll lately with a bunch of decent ones. Usually, the books have […]

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So Proud Of My Biz Partner

Congratulations to my Yatmedia business partner, Ed Branley, for successfully publishing his second book! The book, Brothers of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, is my second book in Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. It’s a history of the role and influence of the Brothers on the city, through their three schools, St. Aloysius, […]

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Shake the Devil Off – book review

“Despite author Ethan Brown’s political views interjected intermittently, Shake the Devil Off was an excellent read. Army life, war, PTSD, veterans issue, military suicides, New Orleans crime rates and culture were all captured and portrayed both fairly and accurately. Ethan handled the gruesome murder/suicide that lead him to write this book with the utmost respect. […]

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Homefront – an amazing read

“I was hoping my plane would never land so I could finish it in one sitting. Homefront is an amazing novel of unique relationships and the personal struggles of one woman during her husband’s deployment. The character development is what sucks you in from the first page to the last!” Go buy this book by […]

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Military Wives’ Cookbook

OK quit your laughing that I am reviewing a cookbook. By now you all know that this girl is domestically challenged in the kitchen. That being said, I’m a huge book junkie, including cookbooks. I was blessed with a son who enjoys being in the kitchen (someone was looking out for me) so things are […]

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Saturday’s radio show

UPDATE: podcast is up Tune in Saturday Morning 9-10 AM 690 WIST for New Orleans and Gulf Coast residents and live on your computer here for everyone else. Please consider Atmosphere Movers, my new show sponsors, for all your moving needs in and out of the greater New Orleans area! My first guest is Cesar […]

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I heart Ignatius

Yeppers, enjoying my vacation bunches – thanks for asking. Destin is just fabulous with so much to do and everything is within a short drive or walk. We are experiencing a little jellyfish problem this week, but it isn’t ruining our vacation one bit. I’ve also had plenty of time to just sit and read […]

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Saturday Jambalaya

* A successful Soldier’s Angels fundraiser last night!!! Big sloppy puppy kisses to all who came out in the lousy weather! I will have pictures up at Soldiers Angels LA after I IV my coffee. So you say you couldn’t attend and still want to give…no problem. I will gladly accept any donations and even […]

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Playing with Shelfari

Go ahead – I dare you – figure out how many books you have read and recall the names of them. Either way, it is fun! Now to have my 11 year old start his own. I’m still adding as I recall! Bad Indian Chris for starting me on this!

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