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Food shopping. For some, it’s a headache — the shopping list, selecting the items, loading the cart at checkout, unloading the cart and loading the vehicle in the store parking lot, unloading the vehicle at home and, finally, putting the groceries away. On...

Jumping into June

Well, here we are at the sixth month of 2017, the midpoint of the year. The “mayhem of May” now behind us, June arrives. It marks myriad things — that 2017 is half over, that summer is coming and, most notably, the end of another school year. In the...

From the Devil’s Farm

From the Devil’s Farm tells the story of a Greek American tourist, Lydia Pappas, stumbles upon a child’s body in the ruins of an ancient temple, well hidden on the top of a cliff. The boy has been bled dry, though no blood is in evidence, leading the Greek...

‘The Mayhem of May’

Wow! It’s been nearly a month since this mommy mentioned anything here. I attribute it to what I have coined “The Mayhem of May.” Every year without fail since my daughter has been involved in dance and school — and my son joined the school...

The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story

Author: Lily Koppel Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (June 3, 2014) Hardcover: 320 pages (also available as paperback and e-book) Genre: History/Biography About the Book: As America’s Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions,...