Monthly Archives: December 2013

For others who have an interest in polymer clay art – this post is for you

Grandma Moses has always been an inspirational figure to me – a prime example proving that it’s never too late to learn how to do something new. This article is about my learning something new. I’ve recently started dabbling in … Continue reading

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I read this article and thought, “Yes – THIS makes sense.”

How Netflix Reinvented HR: I really like Netflix’ approach…here is Harvard Business Review’s “Executive Summary” of the article (my comments in parentheses): Hire, reward, and tolerate only fully formed adults. Ask workers to rely on logic and common sense … Continue reading

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Intriguing teen suspense novella: “Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters” by Gail Giles

Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters by Gail Giles; published Sept 1, 2004; pb 9780689866241, hb 9780756942908. If you’re looking for a quick-read psychological thriller or maybe a title to give a non-avid reader that’s exciting enough to perhaps make them seek out books a little more … Continue reading

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Eight chapters in and really enjoying Jenna Elizabeth Johnson’s “Faelorehn”

Faelorehn – Book One of the Otherworld Trilogy by Jenna Elizabeth Johnson; pub date April 21, 2012; 9781475192087. I’m eight chapters in to Faelorehn and Ms. Johnson has done a great job in creating characters I like + creating a … Continue reading

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Great Jewelry Book for Teens: “Hardware: Jewelry from a Toolbox”

Hardware: Jewelry from a Toolbox by Hannah Rogge; pub date 5/1/2006; 9781584794806. Jewelry-making components can get pretty pricey, so how can you make attractive items for little cost? Or maybe funds aren’t short, but you want to learn how to … Continue reading

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