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Chats, interviews and guest bloggers fill this spot. Interviewing, sharing, and connecting folks.

Maria Shriver’s Sunday posts often inspire, this one has prompted me to look into life lessons, often painful ones. This week on her blog she shared Steve Leder’s book More Beautiful Than Before, How Suffering Transforms Us. I recommend Shriver’s blog. She highlights ways to add meaning and understanding to…

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The Happy Bookers’ Book Club meets about once a month. About three months ago our club decided to always pick two titles to read. That way if one book is not interesting you have a second title. Also some of our ladies are voracious readers and appreciate a second title….

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Pop ups and supper clubs are here to stay and often are on the front end of what is fresh in the culinary landscape. I read about a new kind of supper club in the Chicago Tribune today. Learning about Table4twenty prompted me to research other like minded efforts going…

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Sharing sites and books I find inspiring helps me connect with friends, family and readers. I recently received Maria Shriver’s book, I Have Been Thinking. The book is a collection of thoughts and meditations on life’s challenges. I recommend the book as a nightstand read to revisit. Two big take…

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It’s sweater weather time to snuggle under a blanket and get reading. October reads have been selected, we have two: The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters, a dual biography of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill.  Both public, smart, and stylish sisters.                 In addition…

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