A friend of mine recently suffered the loss of her father. I bought her a sympathy card and then felt that at such a difficult time in her life it was so inadequate. So I wrote her the following lette...
Losing a father at age seven was tough. Leaving home and going to a Home for Fatherless Boy's was life changing to young Tony.Anthony Bonanzino was born in a lower middle-class Catholic family in Wes...
Kathryn's Beach by Nadine Laman Infinity Publishing (2006) ISBN 0741428326 Reviewed by Cherie Fisher for Reader Views (11/06)Nadine Laman's "Kathryn's Beach" is a very well written story about human p...
"West Side Story" is a classic movie based on a '50s Broadway musical, which is in turn loosely based on "Romeo and Juliet". The story, acting, music, and choreography are all excellent.The film takes...
I generally avoid partaking in Hollywood scandals, but the life and times of Anna Nicole Smith is a sensational story. Born a poor Texas girl, she became famous for being famous--that's it. Some call...
Under A Cloud by Eliot Sefrin iUniverse (2006) ISBN 0595372147 Reviewed by Beverly Pechin for Reader Views (12/06)Rachel Cook is fresh out of the Academy and ready to take on the world, but first she ...
The sound of birds chirping rang through the cool winter air giving way to the anticipation of spring. Buds were beginning to form on the trees and grass was exploding in triumphant green patches thr...
Dramatic irony happens when the reader has more information on what is taking place or what may develop in the story before the character or the characters. The reader may know that the character is ...
A River Runs Through It - 3 Stars (Good)A River Runs Through It is based on a true story about the relationships in a family of two brothers with a Presbyterian minister for a father, a love for fly f...
Life has many uncertainties and unexpected events. Planning for the unexpected will be of great help if evacuation is needed for a disaster. Being prepared with a 72 hour kit will allow for you and yo...