Book Review: The Kryptonite Kid by Joseph Torcia

The story of a young boy, hav­ing a dif­fi­cult life, turn­ing to Super­man is engross­ing, trou­ble­some, touch­ing and haunt­ing all at the same time. The end­ing is very pow­er­ful and will stay with you for a long time.

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Twitter Roundup from Week Ending 28 February, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the last week

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Kiva: New Loan in the US

Click here to donate your­self A hair salon is much more than just a place where hair is cut. It is a place where self-esteem can be improved, where self-love can be inspired, where peo­ple can walk in feel­ing like one per­son and leave feel­ing like another. Yakaira works to give oth­ers these ser­vices and […]

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Fun Facts Friday: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

At Har­vard Longfel­low lec­tured, and directed the Mod­ern Lan­guages depart­ment which con­sisted men teach­ing in Span­ish, French, Ital­ian, and Ger­man. When one of them fell ill or need a replace­ment, Longfel­low filled in.

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Book Review: The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

A sec­ond rate archi­tect, only accepts his benefactor’s offer to design hid­ing places for Jews so he can get con­tracts build­ing fac­to­ries for the Germans.

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Giveaway & Book Review: Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson

Mr. John­son man­ages to tackle tough issues with grace and humor using inter­est­ing char­ac­ters and plot twists. This book would make an excel­lent choice for a book club, as there is much to dis­cuss and address.

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 21 February, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

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Kiva Repayment Update

We've received a total of $1.34in repay­ments on Feb­ru­ary 17, 2015!! Great to see folks are pay­ing back. A few more dol­lars and we'll be able to make another loan   Click here to donate yourself

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Book Review: The Kryptonite Kid by Joseph Torcia

Book Review: The Kryptonite Kid by Joseph Torcia

The story of a young boy, hav­ing a dif­fi­cult life, turn­ing to Super­man is engross­ing, trou­ble­some, touch­ing and haunt­ing all at the same time. The end­ing is very pow­er­ful and will stay with you for a long time.

Twitter Roundup from Week Ending 28 February, 2015

Twitter Roundup from Week Ending 28 February, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the last week

Kiva: New Loan in the US

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Click here to donate your­self A hair salon is much more than just a place where hair is cut. It is a place where self-esteem can be improved, where self-love can be inspired, where peo­ple can walk in feel­ing like one per­son and leave feel­ing like another. Yakaira works to give oth­ers these ser­vices and […]

Fun Facts Friday: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fun Facts Friday: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

At Har­vard Longfel­low lec­tured, and directed the Mod­ern Lan­guages depart­ment which con­sisted men teach­ing in Span­ish, French, Ital­ian, and Ger­man. When one of them fell ill or need a replace­ment, Longfel­low filled in.

Book Review: The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

Book Review: The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

A sec­ond rate archi­tect, only accepts his benefactor’s offer to design hid­ing places for Jews so he can get con­tracts build­ing fac­to­ries for the Germans.

Giveaway & Book Review: Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson

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Mr. John­son man­ages to tackle tough issues with grace and humor using inter­est­ing char­ac­ters and plot twists. This book would make an excel­lent choice for a book club, as there is much to dis­cuss and address.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 21 February, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 21 February, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

Kiva Repayment Update

Kiva Repayment Update

We've received a total of $1.34in repay­ments on Feb­ru­ary 17, 2015!! Great to see folks are pay­ing back. A few more dol­lars and we'll be able to make another loan   Click here to donate yourself

Fun Facts Friday: Naoya Shiga

Fun Facts Friday: Naoya Shiga

When Shiga declared his inten­tion to marry one of the family’s maids, she was quickly “removed” from the household.

Giveaway & Book Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

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The author man­ages to touch on many sub­jects inter­re­lated to soci­ety and sci­ence, as well as ask many tough ques­tions about how we treat the less for­tu­nate of our soci­ety and the state of health­care in the pre AHA days. There are no good answers to these ques­tions, there are no rights or wrongs, the Skoots felt they have been cheated by John Hop­kins Med­ical Cen­ter, sci­en­tists believed they acted accord­ing to eth­i­cal stan­dards of the time.

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