Category Archives for "01-Voices"

Jun 24

From My Bookshelf: Philipp Meyer

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby The Son ~ Philipp Meyer This book was a recommendation and is a good read if you like historical fiction. It deals with three generations of the McCullough family with chapters alternating so that each of the story tellers speaks in the first person. It begins in Texas in the 1800s when […]

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Jun 19

Planet Waves Horoscopes: June 19 – 26, 2017

By Gateway Gazette

By Eric Francis Coppolino   ARIES — Make a point of recognizing the authority of others, particularly in subtle ways. Be cooperative, especially with partners and people you share your household with. Taking out the trash and doing the dishes grants considerable social standing, which in turn subverts power struggles. You alone can cultivate a […]

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Jun 17

From My Bookshelf: Lydia Cohen Lorgman

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby The Two Family House ~ Lydia Cohen Lorgman Two brothers, Abe and Mort, run the family business in Brooklyn. They marry and for the sake of economy, they purchase a house together. Abe, Helen and their family live upstairs. They eventually have four rambunctious boys, who continuously irk their Uncle Mort and […]

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Jun 12

Planet Waves Horoscopes: June 12 – 19, 2017

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By Eric Francis Coppolino   ARIES — Nearly everything about the world as we know it is designed to detach us from our feelings and our bodies. You could make a long list: technology, so-called food, many medications, the ocean of alcohol consumed daily, the obscene pace of our lives, and numerous other factors. On the […]

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Jun 10

From My Bookshelf: Elizabeth Strout

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby My Name is Lucy Barton ~ Elizabeth Strout Strout writes with a lack of sentimentality and this book is no exception. “Lucy’s childhood is steeped not just in financial hardship, but in cultural and emotional deprivation. Lucy’s childhood is devoid of books, magazines and neighbours.” Don’t be discouraged – this is a […]

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Jun 05

Planet Waves Horoscopes: June 5 – 12, 2017

By Gateway Gazette

By Eric Francis Coppolino ARIES — There’s an old saying that “living well is the best revenge”; meaning, the most appropriate response to the slings and arrows and various other challenges of life. Yet suddenly there are not so many of those challenges, and you might well wonder where they went. So much of what you went […]

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Jun 04

Faith Forum: God’s Masterpiece

By Gateway Gazette

By Gloria Wessner This week’s Faith Forum is going to explore an excerpt from the book of Ephesians in the scriptures. It was written by the apostle Paul to the people who lived in Ephesus, an ancient city near the Aegean Sea in present day Turkey. Paul wrote this to the Ephesians as a reminder […]

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Jun 03

From My Bookshelf: Tan Twang Eng

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby The Garden of Evening Mists ~ Tan Twan Eng This novel is complex, sometimes brutal, often beautiful.  Teoh Yun Ling, the protagonist, is of Chinese origin but was born and raised in Maylaya. When the Japanese invaded the country, shortly before attacking Pearl Harbour, King and her sister Yun Hong are taken […]

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May 29

Planet Waves Horoscopes: May 29 – June 5, 2017

By Gateway Gazette

By Eric Francis Coppolino   ARIES — Avoid verbal confrontations this week, as Mars faces off with Saturn. Even logic is unlikely to be persuasive, as anyone you want to convince of something is likely to be coming from a place of intellectual or religious authority, unconcerned about the annoying facts. Since this may be […]

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May 27

From My Bookshelf: Jennifer Ryan  

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir ~ Jennifer Ryan Reading the reviews of this book I expected it to be much like the The Guernsey Potato Peel Pie and Literary Society.  It was, just not as good. This book is a series of letters, diary entries and newspaper clippings that give us insight into […]

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