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Book Review: As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner.

<b>Edition</b>: Kindle<p><b>No. of Pages</b>: 395 pages<p><b>Author</b>: Susan Meissner<p><b>Publisher, Date</b>: Berkley, February 2018<p><b>Setting</b>: Philadelphia, United States of</b> …

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Book Review: The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard.

<b>Edition</b>: Kindle edition<p><b>No. of Pages</b>: 384 pages<p><b>Author</b>: Janet Beard<p><b>Publisher, Date</b>: William Morrow Paperbacks, February 2018<p><b>Setting</b>: Oak Ridge, …

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Book Review: Love and Ruin by Paula McLain.

Version: Kindle edition<p>No. of Pages: 389 pages<p>Publisher, Date: Ballantine Books, May 2018<p>Setting: Madrid, Finland, China, Key West, and</i> …

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A Special Visit from the Afterlife.

The months after my grandfather passed away in 1994 were difficult times.<p>The people we met, the things we did, and the places we went, everything …

Afterlife

My Journey Through Hell and Back.

Almost a week ago, I blogged about coming down with Saturday night fever.<p>That much was true. What I didn’t know that followed five days after that …

Personal Hygiene

Saturday Night Fever.

It’s not what you think.<p>Definitely not the movie starring John Travolta. And it definitely has nothing to do with the Bee Gees’ song either.<p>It was …

Bee Gees

Terrible! That’s What It Was.

There are many things that can frustrate me and drive me up the wall. One of it is an online game that my husband introduced me to. Often, I’d find …

Book Review: The Last Innocent Hour by Margot Abbott.

<b>No. of Pages</b>: 599 pages (although in iBooks, it was shown as 1,251 pages)<p><b>Publisher, Date</b>: Sand Hill Review Press, June 2017<p><b>Author</b>: Margot</b> …

Cats: The Purr-fect Cure for What Ails You.

Did you know…<p>… that many studies have shown how pets can help to reduce stress and even lower blood pressure?<p><i>I didn’t, at least, not until recently.</i><p>I …

“Guest” Who’s Here!

In case you’re wondering, I’m not talking about some paranormal being that is sharing my home with me.<p>I was referring to an actual human visitor or …

Killing Me Softly with Soft Serve Ice Cream.

When I think of soft serve, immediately McDonald’s comes to mind. Chocolate and plain vanilla.<p><i>Were they the first to serve this?</i><p>There are many …

Do Not Disturb. Reading in Progress.

How often does this happen to you?<p>You decide to do some reading. So you pick up your book and turn to the chapter where you last stopped, only to …

A Disclaimer For Life.

I bet you’ve encountered a situation where you’ve done or said something, but you don’t want other people to find out about it. But you weren’t …

A Timely Escape to the Cove.

The Avillion Admiral Cove, that is, in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan. A unique experience like no other, at a waterfront marina hotel and resort.<p>My …

Halt! Stop the Meeting Invitations!

<i>Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels</i><p>Has anyone ever asked to schedule a meeting for a meeting of the meeting for that meeting…<p>Sorry, I had to do that. …

The Sweet Power of Suggestion

Last night, my husband and I were watching a video on YouTube on jelly beans and how they’re made.<p>It brought me back to our dating days when we used …

Book Review: Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe.

<b>No. of Pages</b>: 192 pages<p><b>Publisher, Date</b>: Thomas Nelson, October 2015<p><b>Author</b>: Max Lucado<p><b>Synopsis</b>: <i>What if you could ask God anything? What would you ask?</i> …

“What’s In a Name?” to Quote Shakespeare.

Shakespeare wasn’t the only one with the question when he added it to his play, <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>. The quotes from the play pertaining to the question, …

Book Review: Balancing Act by Joanna Trollope.

<b>No. of pages</b>: 432 pages <b><br>Publisher, Date</b>: Black Swan, November 2014<p><b>Synopsis</b>: <i>Four strong women. All working in a family business. But what happens when</i> …

How Often Do You Get Your Caffeine-Induced Creativity?

The notion of working remotely (be it from home, at your nearest Starbucks or from the white sandy beaches of Bora Bora) can be very stimulating and …

Book Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.

<b>No. of pages</b>: 303 pages<p><b>Publisher, Date</b>: Penguin, April 2015<p><b>Setting</b>: Atlanta, Georgia (United States)<p><b>Synopsis</b>: <i>Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay</i> …

Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

<b>No. of pages</b>: 294 pages<p><b>Publisher, Date</b>: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., March 2015<p><b>Setting</b>: Sweden<p><b>Author</b>: Fredrik Backman<p><b>Synopsis</b>: <i>A grumpy yet loveable man</i> …

Celebrate World Book Day with Some Book Facts!

It’s almost 5:00pm at the office but I haven’t forgotten that today is World Book Day! And to honour the day, I’m uploading an infographic on the top …

When Wrongful Termination Turns Into A Messy Divorce.

It’s been awhile since I last published a post. Heck, it’s been awhile since I last turned on my personal laptop at home to do my blogging. Yes, it’s …

Of Political Shootouts and Countless Betrayals.

I don’t often Netflix and chill, but when I do, I do it for five hours straight. Nah, not really. I kind of did it for the entire day. The whole of a …

USA Network

A Hot Bowl of Hale and Hearty Goodness.

There are the days when it rains and rains and rains.<p>Nonstop. A torrential downpour of tears from the heavens above. It can go on for hours and …

Jean-Benoit Aubery, My Favourite French Pirate!

I don’t often fall in love with villains, but when I do, I make sure they have class.<p>And the French pirate in Daphne du Maurier’s novel, <i>Frenchman’s</i> …

“Just One More Chapter!” is the Reason Why I Don’t Get Enough Sleep.

<b>10:30 PM</b> – Ah, now I can read a few pages before I call it a night. <b><br>11:30 PM</b> – Still early… I can fit another chapter before I sleep. <b><br>12:30 AM</b> – Oh …

Admiring My Little Empire Aristocrat.

I fell in love with typewriters when I first saw them on Pinterest and Tumblr. I often caught myself envying the people who owned them. But I didn’t …

False Accusations and Suicides are Causes for Concern.

A few days ago, I read the news online of a 14-year old student in Penang who committed suicide after being accused of stealing her teacher’s iPhone. …