Judith van Praag

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Take a look inside Creative Acts of Healing: after a baby dies.
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Judith van Praag 2014 Jordan Howell 2014Jordan Howell has Friedreich's ataxia, a rare, neurodegenerative disease. Jordan usually maintains an uplifting attitude. Texting, he shows support to others, able and disabled. He appears in most photos smiling. The picture to the left, a still from a filmed interview, shows his more serious side. He and I were filmed in 2014 by co... Read more of this blog post »
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Judith Praag Turns out I have an older account that dates back to 2007 with more books but no friends ;-)


message 4: by Judith (last edited Dec 26, 2010 04:51PM)

Judith Praag Julene wrote: "Welcome to Goodreads! I don't come here too much, but when I want to check out a book it is a great resource. And I like the ability to track what I read and make some notes. I can also use it to t..."

Seattle Writers, no doubt. If I recall well you would have come to Panama Hotel lounge if you had been available for ad hoc writing/ chat? Plus we follow each other on Twitter, I'm the Dutchess Abroad, rings a bell?


Julene Welcome to Goodreads! I don't come here too much, but when I want to check out a book it is a great resource. And I like the ability to track what I read and make some notes. I can also use it to track my to read books, then when I'm heading to a book store it's easy to look up and remember what I want to search for.

Enjoy. I know I know you from somewhere. Wompo? Facebook? Seattle writer?
Julene


Judith Praag Anna wrote: "Welcome Judith!
Problem with goodreads is that you start discovering books you never knew they existed so... you spend a lot in buying more books :)"


Anna, So sweet of you to come over the moment I entered this room. For me the problem with GoodReads will be the time getting the hang of using it I'm afraid.
Did you get any books for Christmas? Or gift certificates?


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Anna Serra i Vidal Welcome Judith!
Problem with goodreads is that you start discovering books you never knew they existed so... you spend a lot in buying more books :)


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