One Hundred and One Nights- Book Review

Author Benjamin Buchholz weaves a touching story, with twists and turns, in One Hundred And One Nights. You can feel the anguish coming through Abu Saheeh, the book’s main character. His return to his homeland Iraq gives Abu cause to review his life past and future. Abu’s story tells heart-wrenching stories of the different people in his new place of residence in Iraq bordering on Kuwait. Abu feels like a foreigner among his own people. It doesn’t help that he is new to the a city that is stuck in limbo. With the Americans still using… Read More

Commemorate The Lives Of Those Lost In The Tragedy For All Nations

    It is  9/11 and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families who have been left without the ones they cherishes the most. Regardless who caused the tragedy the outcome remains the same. The tragedy was not prejudice in who it took only that it did. Remember their lives and celebrate it. Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot   Related articles The anniversary of 9/11: Are schools marking the day? (blogs.ajc.com) Turning Tragedy into Triumph (wdednh.wordpress.com) What 9/11 Taught Me… Read More

To Ring Or Not To Ring? That is the question.

Weddings, marriage, and babies are the things that many people look forward to in life. Regardless if male or female eventually a good percentage of people go on to marry sometime in their life. Oh, the feeling of bliss, of upcoming nuptials. There is a symbolic gesture from the beginning with the gift of the engagement ring which eventually becomes the wedding ring. The ring worn by both people in the marriage tells the world, “I belong to someone and they to me”. Sigh. Then comes my 19 year-old teen saying that when… Read More

TODAY Moms – TIME’s breast-feeding toddler cover spurs shock, talk

TODAY Moms – TIME’s breast-feeding toddler cover spurs shock, talk. Time Magazine’s new cover is causing a stir among mothers everywhere although breastfeeding has been around forever. Noblewomen hired wet-nurses to breast feed their babies and many women in capable of breastfeeding have done the same long before the invention of the baby bottle. Why has breastfeeding become the “ugly” word in child care? What are you’re feelings on this subject? Do you agree with Dr. Bill Sears and his wife’s idea on attachment parenting, which they explain in their book, The Baby Book?  As a mother… Read More

What Killed Soldier In Afghanistan Who Died While Skyping With His Wife? : The Two-Way : NPR

What Killed Soldier In Afghanistan Who Died While Skyping With His Wife? : The Two-Way : NPR. By Mark Memmott Related articles Wife Skyping with soldier saw bullet hole, family says (abclocal.go.com) Wife saw bullet hole while Skyping with soldier (miamiherald.com) Army: No Bullet in Soldier Skype Death (myfoxphoenix.com)

Beauty is in the eye of the Disorder

Celebrity news, reality TV, and Toddler & Tiaras. Wait, did I just add toddler to this list? Yes, the need to be the fairest of them all begins with toddlers. There really is a reality show Toddlers and Tiaras, which shows pageant mom and dads dressing up their children and encouraging the tots to be the best of best. But this is not a post to attack the show; just the message it sends to young girls and the population in general. Everyday the media bombards the general public with images of… Read More

Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

           Over the years Asian American and Pacific Islanders have contributed to shaping United States history. Many Asian/Pacific Islander Americans fought in wars against oppression and have been loyal allies through many of America‘s long hard years. Click on this link to find out more about Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.          At the API event anyone who attends can experience the culture and values of the Asian/Pacific Islander lifestyle. The event displays the cultures of each country participating, as well as having samples of food and cultural… Read More

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