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I thought that after I had weight loss surgery that I would never have to diet again, the weight would just fall off and that would be it. Boy, was I wrong. I only lost 20 pounds instead of the 100 pounds I planned to lose. I didn't know it but the adjustable gastric band has the worst record of all the surgeries, with most people just losing 25% of the expected weight. I wish I had done my res... Read more of this blog post »
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Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani
Equal of the Sun
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Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani
Equal of the Sun
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In 1574 the Shah of Iran died without leaving an heir. The most logical person was his daughter, who had grown up along side her father and knew most of what was going on. But women were not allowed to have any status in Iran, had to be hidden from m...more
Their Frontier Family by Lyn Cote
Their Frontier Family (Wilderness Brides, #1)
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Fun to read but not a lot of literary genius. Two people are thrown together in less than ideal circumstances, but make a go of it, just like we all try to do. I did like the juxtaposition of what was said along side what was thought.
My Loving Vigil Keeping by Carla Kelly
My Loving Vigil Keeping
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A novel based on a true story set in 1900 in Utah. At the time the worst mining disaster in the nation, this puts some realistic people into a time and place, near Scoville, Utah that little is known about.
The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
The Blood of Flowers
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The 12th addition to my "Best of the Best" books ever read. This is a tale from 17th century Persia, where women are at the mercy of the men in their lives. If a husband or son dies, there is no one to take care of the women who are left. In this tal...more
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter
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I listened on CD with half an ear because of the flowery language, sermons and lectures Hawthorne includes in his tale. It's actually a nice short story, if all the other elements were excluded. I remember why I didn't like it that much in high schoo...more
The Fourth Passenger by Mini Nair
The Fourth Passenger
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Set in Mumbai during the Hindu-Muslim conflict of the early 1990s. Four women struggle with the status-quo which means women are less than men and can do very little on their own.

Together, they decide to open an urban food stand, which they call Str...more
Goldberg Variations by Susan Isaacs
Goldberg Variations
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A rich old woman decides to leave her fortune and company to one of her 3 grandchildren whom she barely knows. Imagine her surprise when they all turn her down because they actually like their lives and don't need the stress. Eventually one of them,...more
The Guest Book by Marybeth Whalen
The Guest Book
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The book read fast and was easy. The premise of an old guest book and Macy's search for the person who wrote to her many years ago is a little thin, but it works for this book.
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“Where ever you go, you have to take yourself with you.”
April Hochstrasser

“Where ever you go, you have to take yourself with you.”
April Hochstrasser

“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

“Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.”
Garrison Keillor

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