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,...

Enter the Narrow Gate

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April awash in activity — and yarn

The last week of April is upon us. Seriously, where did this month go? April seemed awash with activities, from a belated St. Patrick’s Day parade (April 8, 2017) in Girardville to Easter services and dinners to dance rehearsals, a ballet production and, coming...

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