Tag Archives: reading

Why I Read and Why I Write

Opinion by Jim Denney [An apology: I should have posted this piece early this morning instead of late this evening, but I’ve been on the road this past week and just arrived home. Next week, I hope to post on-time. … Continue reading

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Lyn Cote Asks- Do you Read More in the Summer?

Or Less? I mean we hear a lot about “summer beach reads” and I do have friends who take my books on vacation (or they say they do! 🙂 I don’t think I read more or less in any season–about … Continue reading

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The Gift of Wings

by Jim Denney In September 1962, my third-grade class filed into the school library in search of adventure. I found mine right away—a book displayed on the “new arrivals” shelf. It had a blue cover with three children silhouetted against … Continue reading

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Ah, Reading! It’s good for the soul. by Maureen Lang

It’s been my happy pleasure to have met many readers over the years. Once we get to “talking books” we usually discover quite a bit of common ground, even if our reading tastes differ. There is something universal about diving … Continue reading

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Addicted to Reading and GIVEAWAY

by Elizabeth Goddard Are you addicted to reading? Looking for that next fix (book)? If you’re like me, when you finish a good book you’re  sad it’s over and wished you hadn’t finished the book, but then again you were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wishes by Tara Randel

Here is wishing you and your family a special day of thanksgiving. As you enjoy the company of loved ones, never forget all the blessings God has graced you with over the years. I know I plan to think about … Continue reading

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Books for Life by Julie Arduini

There’s so much about the writing process I never considered as a little girl pretending I was going to be the contemporary Laura Ingalls Wilder. Even when I took a college course about her life last year I realized back … Continue reading

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Summer Reading by Tara Randel

Summer is here! The kids are out of school. It’s vacation season! What better time to escape between the pages of a good book? Whether you’re at the beach or poolside, slathered in SPF 50 and drinking a cool beverage, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Reading Resolutions by Camy Tang

Happy New Year!! One thing I love about the new year is setting my goals for the coming year. That usually involved work-related goals, but the past few years I’ve also been including reading goals. I used to think reading … Continue reading

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Everything We Read Impacts Us by Vicki Hinze

  Everything we read impacts us. Labels of ingredients determine what we buy. Newspaper articles lead us to form opinions. Opinion pieces encourage us to agree or disagree, forming our own opinions. Media, from articles to circulars offer us information, … Continue reading

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What We Read by Vicki Hinze

My granddaughters love to read. They come from a long line of readers, so them reading is doing what comes naturally to them. But their love of books, and specific stories—that is their own. Like their mother, gran, and great-gran, … Continue reading

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How long do you hang in with a book? by Camy Tang

I’m afraid I kind of offended a friend of mine because I didn’t finish a book I started. She was appalled. “How can you not finish a book?” Me: “I don’t have time for books that bore me.” She reacted … Continue reading

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Summer Reading by Tara Randel

Summer is here! The kids are out of school. Hectic schedules slow down. We might have a vacation thrown into the mix. All in all, a perfect time to catch up on our reading. If you are anything like me, … Continue reading

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Beating the January Blues by Julie Arduini

Last week Maureen shared a great post about reading and hibernation. Living in northeast Ohio we’ve had 7 snow (cold) days, thundersnow, rolling snow, and two visits from something called the polar vortex. It’s been a long January and like … Continue reading

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Surviving hibernation with a good book!

Our yard has pretty much looked like this all winter . . . which  means the roads are often slick and the temps are below freezing. I end up staying home whenever possible. This might be torture for some, but … Continue reading

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