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Essays of a Middle-Aged School Girl: Party * Pledge * Study By Sylvia Herrera
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Sylvia (Sandi) M. Herrera lived one vodka dream at a time and suddenly faced a sober moment of recognition: Life is more intoxicating living out your purpose. Essays of a Middle-Aged School Girl... More > chronicles Sandi's years before, during and after college, it is an intimate memoir that takes you on a spiritual and an emotional journey. Get comfortable and enjoy the ride! Please note that the author is not responsible for any challenges that the content may bring to your emotional and mental psyche.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul By William L. Connelly
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With warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. His essays portray a childhood structured by chores, family, school and church... More > obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips), recreation (radio shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating), and memorable characters (hobos, teachers, the town bootlegger, the family dog.) These charming memoirs capture whimsical details as well as stark realities of Midwestern rural life during that period. Besides giving us a glimpse back into time, on a deeper level William Connelly’s writings reveal how his Irish Catholic farm family and small town community shaped the values that would guide him through his life.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul By William L. Connelly
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With warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. His essays portray a childhood structured by chores, family, school and church... More > obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips), recreation (radio shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating), and memorable characters (hobos, teachers, the town bootlegger, the family dog.) These charming memoirs capture whimsical details as well as stark realities of Midwestern rural life during that period. Besides giving us a glimpse back into time, on a deeper level William Connelly’s writings reveal how his Irish Catholic farm family and small town community shaped the values that would guide him through his life.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul By William Connelly
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With warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. His essays portray a childhood structured by chores, family, school and church... More > obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips), recreation (radio shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating), and memorable characters (hobos, teachers, the town bootlegger, the family dog.) These charming memoirs capture whimsical details as well as stark realities of Midwestern rural life during that period. Besides giving us a glimpse back into time, on a deeper level William Connelly’s writings reveal how his Irish Catholic farm family and small town community shaped the values that would guide him through his life.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul, Volume 3 By William Connelly
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In these volumes, with warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. Many of his essays in earlier volumes portray a childhood structured... More > by chores, family, school and church obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on may special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips) and recreation (radios shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating) Contemporaries of the author will appreciate the accuracy of his depiction of the 1940’s living. Younger generations can learn what it was like to live at that time. These memoirs represent a fascinating retrospective into rural life during and after World War II. His later writings, including this volume, focus on and characterize how his values have influenced his thinking about more contemporary issues and events. They, too, come alive in his writings.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul, Volume 4 By William Connelly
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In these volumes, with warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. Many of his essays in earlier volumes portray a childhood structured... More > by chores, family, school and church obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on may special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips) and recreation (radios shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating) These charming memoirs capture whimsical details as well as stark realities of Midwestern rural life during that period. Besides giving us a glimpse back into time, on a deeper level William Connelly’s writings reveal how his Irish Catholic farm family and small town community shaped the values that would guide him through life. His later writings, including this volume, focus on and characterize how his values have influenced his thinking about more contemporary issues and events. They, too, come alive in his writings.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul, Volume 5 By William Connelly
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In these volumes, with warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. Many of his essays in earlier volumes portray a childhood structured... More > by chores, family, school and church obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on may special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips) and recreation (radios shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating). These charming memoirs capture whimsical details as well as stark realities of Midwestern rural life during that period. Besides giving us a glimpse back into time, on a deeper level William Connelly’s writings reveal how his Irish Catholic farm family and small town community shaped the values that would guide him through life. His later writings, including this volume, focus on and characterize how his values have influenced his thinking about more contemporary issues and events. They, too, come alive in his writings.< Less
Meanderings of an Aging Soul, Volume 2 By William Connelly
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In these volumes, with warmth and gentle humor, the author recalls his boyhood on a farm near Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1940s. Many of his essays in earlier volumes portray a childhood structured... More > by chores, family, school and church obligations. In addition to depicting everyday life, he reflects on may special events (Minnesota State Fair, holidays, WWII “air raid” practice, car trips) and recreation (radios shows, townball league, fishing on the Duschee Creek, roller skating). These charming memoirs capture whimsical details as well as stark realities of Midwestern rural life during that period. Besides giving us a glimpse back into time, on a deeper level William Connelly’s writings reveal how his Irish Catholic farm family and small town community shaped the values that would guide him through life. His later writings, including this volume, focus on and characterize how his values have influenced his thinking about more contemporary issues and events. They, too, come alive in his writings.< Less
The Collected Magickal Essays of Rev. E. M. Camarena By Rev. E. M. Camarena
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When a tree falls in the forest, and nobody is there to listen, does it make a sound? Amazingly, NO! It makes no sound at all. Find the explanation for this paradox in Rev. E. M. Camarena’s... More > entertaining introduction to the Esoteric Arts. A working Esoteric Practitioner, Rev. Camarena opens the Shroud of Secrecy with a set of clear, often humorous essays on Practical Magick. While much literature in the field is intentionally obscure, Rev. Camarena cuts to the heart of each subject he addresses with plain talk about how the world of Practical Magick operates. Subjects investigated include Prayer, The Tarot, The Middle Pillar Technique, Will Power, The Bible, Incense, Oils, Happiness, Talismans, Amulets, Black Magick even Life After Death! Each book includes a FREE GIFT! This groundbreaking volume is a must-have for anyone interested in Magick. Handy Pocket Size Edition! Just by coming here you have won 50% of the battle to improve your life… Now read the other half.< Less
Pre Middle Age: 40 Lessons in Growing the Hell Up By Cole Harmonson
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What is pre middle age? Cole always answers, "Well, when are you gonna die?" Sure, we define it now as 30-50 but it's really about the first pangs of growing into a full-fledged adult.... More > Turns out it stings at times. "You're growing up. And although you want to be somebody's baby...you pay bills and make decisions and buy things like toilet paper and Italian Vogue." With charming transparency and wit, Cole challenges you to mature now instead of in your 80s. Her essays are quick, her life lessons brutally honest and her hunger for living with more grace and civility intoxicating. Whether pre, post or middle age, if one lesson doesn't resonate with you, the next certainly will.< Less