Recently, I got sick. Very sick. Probably the sickest I’ve ever been with a hemoglobin that dropped to one third of what it should be. Several days in bed in the hospital getting blood… Just what the doctor ordered.
San Antonio is a southwestern city in Texas. If you’ve watched the TV program THE BRIDGE you know it’s a city with some of the same problems many border cities have- drug smuggling and illegal aliens. But it’s also one of the most visited for vacations in Texas. If you look at some of the pictures of the River Walk they may remind you of a city on another continent. The difference, of course, is that there’s just one river and the hotels and businesses are newer. But one can dream for a view minutes and imagine being in a gondola.
I remember when 50 Shades of Grey was first published and writers in a group I belonged to ridiculed the poor writing. I didn’t read the book then and I’m probably the only female in the US who didn’t read it right away.
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Have you ever bought a book because it had a great cover? In today’s market, you can pretty much tell what the book is about when the cover has a women with a beautiful ball gown, a gun on the cover with a bulls eye, a cowboy with no shirt, a rear view of a woman in a thong and two men, a picture of a woman or man with a church in the background.
Has the US lost its moral compass? Are we so mired down in tolerating any behavior, any thing that once was considered bad for society?
Have we replaced our core values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, leadership and respect for political correctness? Are we so afraid of expressing what we actually believe because we’re afraid we will be ostracized or called a name.
The first book I bought in 2015 was No Fortunate Son by Brad Taylor and here’s why.
These two recipes have become a tradition at Christmas and any other time I can be bribed into making them. Everyone likes to bake or at least eat baked goods during the holidays and it’s no different in my family.