Category Archive: Teachable Moments

Feb 15

DEAD PEOPLE SUCK: Laugh About the Touchy Subject of Death

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She’s rude, crude, cynical and funny as hell. An Emmy nominated writer for CONAN, Laurie Kilmartin is funny as hell. Dead People Suck is so hilarious , she deadpans every joke talking about death with one joke after another. In fact, I’d say Dead People Suck doesn’t talk about death  as if it is a horrible thing, …

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Feb 14

MOMZINGA.COM: THE #METOO MOVEMENT IS TAKING DOWN RICH MEN TO MAKE MONEY

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MOMZINGA.COM—– Okay at first I thought it was great, that women were standing up for themselves. Women were finally standing up standing strong, being fierce and taking steps towards making strides of not being victims anymore. Many prestigious, wealthy powerful men have been taking advantage of women by using women as tools to get what they want for …

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Feb 13

Carnegie’s Maid:Too Much History, Not Enough Intrigue, Romance, Fun!

CARNEGIE’S MAID could have been a GREAT book if Marie Benedict simply kept the action going. How about a romp in the sack? How about Clara getting a REAL night off of fun and romance? Benedict needed to actually name the two bickering Carnegie brothers instead of saying the elder Carnegie, and the younger Carnegie. It was confusing!! …

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Feb 07

WEIRD NEWS WEDNESDAY: A.J. FINN–AUTHOR OF THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW IS A GUY!

A. J. Finn is a guy! I thought the author of The Woman in the Window, which is a spectacular read, was written by a middle aged woman who knew what it was like to be a person who had a really crappy thing happen to her. I thought it was a female writer by how A. …

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Feb 05

Molly’s Game: Exactly Who Gets Played in Molly’s Game?

MOLLY’S GAME WRITTEN BY MOLLY BLOOM, a former star on the U. S. Ski Team, at the top of her game was known as the poker princess. At 26, she was running underground poker games, raking in the dough, and was arrested with the government taking her money away. After reading Molly’s Game, I felt like I was the one who …

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Feb 02

Styling For Instagram: Create Art For the Internet

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Bold, beautiful and a breath of fresh air. Aspiring to the three B’s, Styling For Instagram professional photographer  Leela Cyd,created a beautifully inspirational book to create art for the Internet. Cyd will make you  more Instagram savvy by writing a book on how to take, bold, beautiful, breath of fresh air pictures. I could almost smell the roses pictured …

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Feb 01

THINKING THURSDAY: Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears Together at Superbowl 52 Halftime Show?

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Wouldn’t it be great if Justin Timberlake and his old flame, Britney Spears who just finished her 5 year singing stint in Vegas, perform at Super Bowl 52? Now that would be a show worth watching, because last I heard, years ago, they hated each other. They lived together for a few years, then he broke …

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Jan 30

TACO TUESDAY: The Brain Warrior’s Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure! Hint: Walking on Sunshine

I’m Walking on Sunshine! Oh yea, It’s time to feel good! Doctor Daniel G. Amen wrote a seriously helpful series of books, one of which is The Brain Warrior’s Way. In it he and his wife Tana, intelligently and yes ever so gently guide readers into taking care of their brains, thus also taking care …

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Jan 26

BENEATH THE SUGAR SKY: Is Death A Beautiful Thing?

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 I love reading all kinds of books, but fantasy YA fiction is not my thing. Beneath The Sugar Sky written by Seanan McGuire is an adventure set in the ‘real world’. But not really. It is a made up world of complete fantasy, written with preteens and teens in mind. It’s a YA book, but …

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Jan 24

WEIRD NEWS WEDNESDAY: NAME YOUR KIDS AFTER WHAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT LIKE BEER

You’ve got to read how Matthew McConaughey’s older brother, Rooster, came up with the names for his kids. It’s probably similar to how so many people have taken wine or car names like ‘Mercedes’ to name their kids. Matthew McConaughey’s older brother Mike “Rooster” McConaughey has teamed up with his longtime partner and friend Wayne “Butch” Gilliam for …

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