Talent Wears a Loving Legal Face

My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor I’m attracted to personalities; I suppose that’s why I read memoirs occasionally, albeit most are musical talents of my generation. Justice Sotomayor isn’t a musician, but she is a personality, and a damned strong one, if my reading of this book bears truth. Her reason for writing a memoir […]

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iPhone 6 Review/The Verge

The article linked below bills the iPhone 6 as the phone the people want. Certainly the larger screen is a plus, and the phone can still fit in a pocket. But will it replace other products, such as the iPad mini? I suppose the people will tell us. TheVerge Visit my website here. Then there’s […]

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A Tale of Two Lives, Fulfilled

Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline The touchstone of humanity is our linkage and interdependency with others – family, friends, work associates, and on and on. But what happens to your humanity if those people, those interdependencies are taken away from you, time after time? This is Kline’s question in Orphan Train, orchestrated in the […]

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Growing Up in the Heartland

Shotgun Lovesongs, by Nickolas Butler This is a charmer of a book. Butler gives us first a series of character studies – each in first person, and then ties their lives together into something of a novel. It’s an interesting construction; it’s sentimental, it’s poignant, and it’s sometimes filled with pathos. All adding spice to […]

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