Tag Archives | Courage

Stolen Life

A Stolen Life, by Jaycee Dugard

Phillip Garrido, the low-life who kidnapped eleven-year-old Jaycee Dugard and held her prisoner for 18 years, was sentenced to 431 years in prison for his unspeakable crimes. Nancy, his wife, got 36 years. A Stolen Life, written by Jaycee Dugard, is the story of what happened

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Hacker Republic: Fact or Fiction

When WikiLeak hackers took down MasterCharge, Visa, and PayPal after the arrest of Julian Assange, I thought of Stieg Larsson’s book, “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.”  It’s a crime thriller.  Fiction.  Made up stuff, some would say.  Yet the similarities between what happens in this last of the Millenium series and the headline-grabbing […]

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Within My Heart by Tamera Alexander

Within My Heart, Tamera Alexander

Within my Heart by Tamera Alexander is many things:  a historical novel, a romance novel, a romance novel that fits nicely into the subcategory Christian romance.  Central to the story is the developing relationship between the the beautiful young widow, Rachel Boyd, and the town physician, Dr. Rand Brookston. This is the first romance book […]

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Dairy Farms

You Can Get Used to Anything

My brother is a quadriplegic.  He’s lost all feeling in his feet.  He has to look to see where they are.  If he tries to walk, he falls.  His right hand is useless, though he has some residual feeling in his left.  He’s very protective of that, careful not to injure it in any way.  […]

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