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A review of Long Past Stopping by Oran Canfield

Sure, being a parent is hard work--but it's not impossible.  Like any job, however, it really helps to show up.  The parents of Oran Canfield--author of Long Past Stopping—had trouble with that part of the job description.  Oran’s dad left home when Oran was one and his ...read more

Reviewed by Terry on
December 16, 2009 | 5 comments
A review of The Art of Making Money by Jason Kersten

When I first picked up The Art of Making Money I thought, “Great.  Probably one of those ...read more

Reviewed by Terry on
November 13, 2009 | 0 comments
A review of I Love It When You Talk Retro by Ralph Keyes

My mother had a saying: “That and fifty cents will get you right on the bus.” The meaning was, no matter what, you still have to pay for the bus. An example: Me: “That woman has beautiful hair.” My Mother: “Yeah--that and fifty cents will get her right on the bus.” We all make references depending on the times/places we’re from.  Depending on our differences, this could mean we're not always understood.  Every year, Beloit ...read more

Reviewed by Terry on
July 30, 2009 | 0 comments