Kiva – New Loan
Latest Posts / September 27, 2014

We made another micro-loan, this time to someone in these United States who fell on hard times due to medical issues. Very sad and honestly, quite embarrassing that this keeps happening every day, to thousands of people, in the strongest, richest country the world has ever known. Click here to donate yourself   Unsatisfied with corporate America, Rosita started her own business because she needed a livelihood. Rosita sells cosmetics and provides beauty consultations to women. “My business allows me to help women build confidence. I love encouraging other women to create the life they’ve always dreamed of,” explained Rosita. Over the last 19 years, Rosita has experienced success with her business. Yet, for Rosita, her biggest success has been her personal growth. “It has shown my children how to follow their dreams,” said Rosita. Recently, Rosita has experienced health issues that have drained her financially. She needs to purchase a computer to help her with record keeping and marketing. In addition, Rosita will use the computer to further her education. Help Rosita increase her sales by updating her technology!

Book Review: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell
4 Stars , Historical Fiction , Latest Posts / September 24, 2014

About: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell is the sixth novel in this historical-fiction series featuring Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The series is called The Saxon Chronicles and tells about eh unification of Anglo Saxon England as well as the expulsion of the Danes from Britain.   336 pages Publisher: Harper Paperbacks Language: English ISBN-10: 0061969664 My rat­ing for Death of Kings — 4 Buy this book from in paper or elec­tronic format* More Books by Bernard Cornwell   Thoughts: I have not read any of the previous books in the series or any books by the author, however I did enjoy Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell. I enjoyed the historical detail of the story as well as the depth of characters which the author presented. Mr. Cornwell chose a wonderful time in history to write about, much hangs in the balance and the story is told in a fast pace, describing larger than life events. The novel weaves action, political intrigue and religious schemes throughout. I enjoyed reading about the main character, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. Uhtred is not a nice man, he is tough, a great warrior and excellent leader. Uhtred is not an action hero, he is a general…

Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Rackham
Fun Facts Friday , Latest Posts / September 19, 2014

Arthur Rackham (19 September, 1867 – 6 September, 1939) was an English book illustrator whose work is still sought out today. In an era which was called the “golden age” of illustrations, Rackham was one of the most prolific and known illustrators. Instead of “fun facts”, I thought I’d share some of Mr. Rackham’s wonderful work.

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