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Soulman and Me; Our Journey By Pamela Rodriquez
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In the course of our routine lives, we seldom encounter real angels. Life for many is routine—we graduate, we marry, we raise a family, we retire and we die. But sometimes God (In whatever form... More > you know Him) will dispatch a spirit-creature, caregiver, friend, guardian or angel for a special purpose. Such an angel appeared out of the mists of confusion and doubt. His name was Hobie, aka Soulman. Soulman was a creature with a bad reputation—Soulman was a Pit-bull dog, but he and his sender both knew there was a real need. Pamela had cancer but didn’t know it yet. Pamela’s writing skill is a little back-home with odd grammar, but that makes the narration all the more real This is the story of their remarkable journey together. Enjoy Soulman and Me, Our Journey.< Less
From Swamp Yankee to Desert Rat By Peter Pegnam
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The author manages to break all the "rules" of memoir writing in recounting in humorous fashion lessons learned from the small things in life: From selling fiddler crabs and quahogs as a... More > youth in Wickford, RI., to ending up with an odd-shaped Christmas tree taken from the mountains outside Omak, Wash., to eluding rattlesnakes and bears as a (supposed) adult in Arizona. There is a clerk who won't sell him three comic books for 30 cents because he doesn't have a penny for the tax, a wonderful jar of peanut butter (with no peanut butter in it) for a Christmas present, a difficult Latin teacher at La Salle Academy, a true humorist publisher at the Omak Chronicle. Eventually he concludes that he spent four years earning a journalism degree to achieve the newspaper gold standard: writing at the sixth grade level. As a newsman of three decades, he discovers how orchardists magically produce three apple crops a year. And he is sent out to interview an actor he has never heard of -- Jeff Bridges. A fun read.< Less
From Swamp Yankee to Desert Rat By Peter Pegnam
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The author manages to break all the "rules" of memoir writing in recounting in humorous fashion lessons learned from the small things in life: From selling fiddler crabs and quahogs as a... More > youth in Wickford, RI., to ending up with an odd-shaped Christmas tree taken from the mountains outside Omak, Wash., to eluding rattlesnakes and bears as a (supposed) adult in Arizona. There is a clerk who won't sell him three comic books for 30 cents because he doesn't have a penny for the tax, a wonderful jar of peanut butter (with no peanut butter in it) for a Christmas present, a difficult Latin teacher at La Salle Academy, a true humorist publisher at the Omak Chronicle. Eventually he concludes that he spent four years earning a journalism degree to achieve the newspaper gold standard: writing at the sixth grade level. As a newsman of three decades, he discovers how orchardists magically produce three apple crops a year. And he is sent out to interview an actor he has never heard of -- Jeff Bridges. A fun read.< Less