Superstars Mocking Their Celebrity

With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, I was reminded of what a Diva she was considered to be. Like the Queen of England, Aretha always carried her purse  and while she performed, she’d place her purse on the floor next to the piano. Her staff addressed her as Ms. Franklin. In […]

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What Audio Books Can’t Deliver

Yesterday I discussed how and why I listened to audio books, and how my love of being read to evolved into a membership with Audible Books. I promised that today I’d give examples of what I miss about actual, hand-held books and what audio books can’t deliver. Aside from the new book smell, the crack […]

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What Audio Books Can’t Deliver

Yesterday I discussed how and why I listened audio books and how my love of being read to evolved into a membership with Audible Books. I promised that today I’d give examples of what I miss about actual, hand-held books and what audio books can’t deliver. Aside from the new book smell, the crack when […]

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Are You a Listener or a Reader?

I have a habit of saying, “I read that book,” but what I really mean is I listened to that book. I discovered books-on-tape in my local library two decades ago. Often, as many as 18 cassette tapes would sit inside the clunky black cases holding a world of prose from every genre. Let me tell […]

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When Your Mind Becomes a Foriegn Country

Originally posted on Help from Heaven:
I woke up, looked in the mirror, and, although the face was the same, something was different. I did not feel like myself. It seemed as though, sometime during the night, I had become separated from myself.  Felt as though my mind had become a foreign country, and I…

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