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Former Silicon Valley Vice President of Human Resources, author Sherry Joyce spent many years as editor-in-chief of several high-tech company newsletters. Allied, A.S.I.D. and N.K.B.A affiliated, Sherry owns SJDesigns Interiors with articles featured in GENTRY, BUILDER ARCHITECT, CALIFORNIA HOME & DESIGN, NATIONAL KITCHEN AND BATH, and a university textbook. A graduate of Bryant Stratton College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she completed her design education from Canada College, Redwood City, CA. Sherry was a regular feature writer for two years for BEHIND THE GATES and was a guest feature writer for THE HILLS LIVING magazine in El Dorado Hills, and a creative writer for a luxury home real estate company. Published in 2016, Northern California Pu ...more

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Sherry Joyce I'd be off in the hobbit world living in one of those adorable shrunken residences that wouldn't require much cleaning or maintenance. To me, it would…moreI'd be off in the hobbit world living in one of those adorable shrunken residences that wouldn't require much cleaning or maintenance. To me, it would be downsizing to the max limit. I'd still snuggle up with a good book in a tiny, comfy chair and read.(less)
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Exceptional book that sheds a light on the heavy weight the atomic bomb caused so many to worry about the decision to drop these bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In that Rosevelt died and had not communicated anything about the development of the bom ...more
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“Without compassion, we will never know anyone or anything, not even our own story. Too much judgment, too many ideas and attitudes will stand in the way of the fundamental principle that we are similar to, connected with, and part of everything else.”
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