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Ultimate Relationship Turnaround Guide

July 11th, 2013

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The Tragedy of 2013 Boston Marathon Reminds Us We Must Make Time to Celebrate Life

April 16th, 2013

The Tragedy of 2013 Boston Marathon Reminds Us We Must Make Time to Celebrate Life By Anne Holmes NABBW’s Baby Boomer Expert The Boston Marathon has long been an event that celebrates human triumph.  It ranks as the world\’s second oldest annual marathon, and is easily one of the world\’s best-known road racing events. With a total purse of one million dollars, it is also one of six World Marathon Majors and annually attracts over 500,000 spectators.  With this being the 116th year for the race, “Boston Marathon or Bust,” has become the mantra of runners all over the world.... Read More

Find Your Soulmate Online in Six Simple Steps

February 7th, 2013

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Putting the Ho Ho Back in Your Holidays… and Your Life

December 6th, 2012

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Ruby’s World: My Journey with the Zulu

November 19th, 2012

Ruby’s World: My Journey with the Zulu Author: Karen Baldwin http://www.changehealgrow.me/rubys-world/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is a true story – a memoir that reads like a suspense novel. Author Karen Baldwin, it tells her story of how at 52, after surviving a heart attack and breast cancer, she decided to abandon her career in civil engineering in favor of a spiritual calling. She became a hospital chaplain, and then followed a dream and a spiritual calling to become the first white teacher in a rural Zulu elementary school. She arrives in South Africa alone, her bags... Read More

Sullie Saves the Seas

September 21st, 2012

Sullie Saves the Seas Author: Goffinet McLaren http://www.sullietheseagull.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This wonderful children\’s book introduces the world to Sullie the Seagull, Author McLaren\’s newly hatched “spokesbird” for clean oceans. This is a parable told by Sullie, an old seagull. Sullie\’s tale begins on Turtle Beach, the morning after Memorial Day, and provides a lesson about the dangers of trash in our oceans. Sullie\’s information is correct: All the experts say the solution to our trash-choked oceans begins at home, since most... Read More

Moon Over Taylor’s Ridge

September 21st, 2012

Moon Over Taylor\’s Ridge Kindle Edition Author: Janie Dempsey Watts http://www.janiewatts.com/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is a wonderful story populated with well-developed characters, and set in a historically rich place – the tiny town of Taylor\’s Crossing, Georgia. The fictional community\’s location is crucial to the story. We quickly learn that Taylor\’s Crossing is in northwest Georgia, near Taylor\’s Ridge, and south of Ringgold. Nestled into an arm of the Appalachians, in Chattooga County, it\’s an area rich in Native American... Read More

You Want Me to Do What? Journaling for Caregivers

August 5th, 2012

You Want Me to Do What? Journaling for Caregivers Author: B. Lynn Goodwin Website: http://www.writeradvice.com/ywmtdw.htm Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is a fantastic little book for caregivers who are looking for a way to relieve their stress. Journaling is a perfect stress-buster, and author B. Lynn Goodwin has personal experience to her credit. This book is small enough to fit into your pocket, so that you can journal whenever a free moment hits – or make a free moment by taking it into the bathroom with you! Author Goodwin says, “Think of it this way: Remember how... Read More

Marriage Can Be Murder: Every Wife Has a Story

August 2nd, 2012

Marriage Can Be Murder: Every Wife Has a Story Author: Susan Santangelo Website: http://www.babyboomermysteries.com/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Carol and Jim Andrews are back again in this third installment of author Santangelo\’s “Every Wife Has a Story” Carol and Jim Andrews Baby Boomer Mystery series. This time we learn that Carol is thrilled when daughter Jenny announces her engagement to Mark. After all, like almost every Boomer mother, she\’s been dreaming of being the MOB (mother of the bride) at Jenny\’s wedding since Jenny was born. And both... Read More

7 Easy Steps to Memoir Writing

August 2nd, 2012

7 Easy Steps to Memoir Writing Author: Mary Anne Benedetto Website: http://www.awriterspresence.com/Home_Page.html Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW If you have a desire to write your life story but don\’t know where to begin, this book provides you with all the guidance you will need. Mary Anne Benedetto knows each of us has at least one story stuck inside of us, and she provides dozens of memory-jogging suggestions to help us bring them forward so we can record them for future generations to read and enjoy. Doubtless, you already know a few of these techniques. For example, listening... Read More