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Rose's Bookshelf Number Two

  08/08/2020

11. Ralph Ellison’s, INVISIBLE MAN With all that's been going on in our country and Juneteenth just around the corner, I thought I'd suggest a book that reflects our history. As my first male author, I chose Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, not to be confus...

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Have You Joined AARP?

  07/09/2020

How many of you are members of AARP? In case you don’t know, AARP stands for the American Association of Retired Persons, and you’re eligible to join when you turn 50. However, you may join sooner and for the low membership fee of $16 per year, you can acc...

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I Can't Breathe

  06/24/2020

I usually don’t deal with political issues on my website, Seasoned You. Both here and on the coordinating Facebook page, I write about aging gracefully, spiritual motivation, health and survival tips, and books. But after watching the third televised funer...

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Rose's Bookshelf Number One

  06/04/2020

Rose’s Bookshelf During the quarantine, I wanted to take the opportunity to read more, and I know many share that goal. But how many times have we spent hours scrolling on Amazon and Facebook pages, reading reviews, or even starting a new book and realizi...

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A Time to Keep

  04/23/2020

A Time to Keep To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven; A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a...

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Toni Morrison, A Friend of Mind

  02/20/2020

In August 2019, the world lost one of the greatest authors of the century. In any review of great American fiction, we cannot ignore the contributions of Toni Morrison who changed the landscape of literature. I first discovered Morrison as I perused the sh...

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Raising the Roses

  01/02/2020

Raising the Roses After I finished my first book, 7 Tips for a Successful Marriage, I quickly realized that this was not the kind of book I wanted to write. I love a good story, and while I had added some personal illustrations, this book was mainly an ex...

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7 Tips for a Successful Marriage

  12/05/2019

From 7 Tips to a Successful Marriage Introduction This is the introduction to my first book, 7 Tips for a Successful Marriage, published in 2012. I always knew I wanted to write after I retired from teaching, and when my husband asked me what I knew a lo...

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Beauty from Ashes

  11/14/2019

Beauty from Ashes To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he m...

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Monday Morning Blues: A Romance for the Ages

  09/20/2019

Monday Morning Blues: A Romance for the Ages Who doesn’t love a good love story? When I started writing in 2012, I began with a marriage advice book because that what’s I told my husband I knew a lot about. I followed the latest book marketing advice and...

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