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Hot News Topics for October 2011: Steve Jobs, Herman Cain, the Cardinals 11th World Series Win, And… Wow! October is just about gone. When you think about its highlights, most certainly Steve Jobs’ death, Herman Cain’s campaign antics and the St Louis Cardinal’s amazing perseverance to win their 11th World Series title would have to be top of mind. Of course, it is also Breast Cancer Awareness month, as was heavily promoted by more corporations than we can count. Given all that, you might think that all that’s left for the month is the Halloween parties and trick or... (Read More ...)

Worldwide, Our Hearts Have Been Heavy These Past Few Days. And why wouldn’t they be? September used to be my favorite month, full of sunny skies and the promise of new beginnings as we started off a new school year. But 9/11 changed all of us. And with this being the 10th anniversary of that awful event, everywhere we turned, there was a new message, a new reminder. Certainly this is a day we must remember, and it commemorates a day and a lesson we must not forget. (Just as we all remember the day JFK was shot, the Lockerbie bombing/highjacking of Pan Am Flight 103, the Chernobyl disaster,... (Read More ...)

The Reindeer Keeper: Believe Again Barbara Briggs Ward with illustrations by Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda www.thereindeerkeeper.com Reviewed by:  Anne Holmes for the NABBW This story about kindergarten teacher Abbey, her lumberyard owner husband Steve and what happens to them when they move into a turn-of-the-century farmhouse  located on more than 120 acres “somewhere off County Route 12” is a Hallmark movie waiting to happen. As we meet them, they are walking their newly acquired property for the first time. It is a few days before Christmas, and they are hunting for the perfect Christmas... (Read More ...)