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#1 SandiC.

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 12:40 PM

This one had me rolling on the floor and laughing out loud...really. How to make a tragic situation into hilarious entertainment with a British twist. Gil McNeil hit this one on the head and I'm really looking forward the the sequel. No great literature, but a fun read.

For a more serious, figure out your life sort of book, I'm reading "Margins" by Rick Swenson. Only just into the second chapter, but making very good sense about how so many of us are overwhelmed with life's responsibilities and what to do to give yourself some "margin" in your life. I think this is required reading for anyone in a helping profession as well as all of us who care for our families. Final rating from me to be determined, but so far, so good.
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Posted 16 August 2010 - 02:51 PM

Sounds good--I'll have to look for that. I read Margin a while back. May have to look at it again!

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 03:28 PM

Thanks for the recommendations Sandi! I'm always searching for a good book to read.

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 03:28 PM

I read Beach Street around Christmas time. The sequel is on the way from Amazon now. I can't wait.
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Posted 16 August 2010 - 04:14 PM

The Knitting Society sounds right up my alley! I started Margins years ago, but I couldn't find the time to finish it --- :rofl: :hit-head-with-hammer: I need to hunt for Margin in the boxes and take time to read it through. I do love the idea of throwing away pager and cell phones though!!! Glad you are making time to read!
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Posted 16 August 2010 - 07:30 PM

The Beach Street Knitting Socitey sounds really good. I'll have to check on it. Thanks for the info Sandi :)

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 12:51 AM

Good recommendations, Sandi - thank you - I am always looking for something interesting to read - right now I am re-reading Leo Buscalia's fav book of mine.
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Posted 17 August 2010 - 09:36 PM

I have book that is absolutely the best love story ever!! It is called "Redeeming Love". I forget the authors name right at the moment. Oh my gosh I can't say enough that every woman needs to read this book! By the time you get to the end you are not only happy for the main character but you will be overwhelmed about Gods love for you! I cried a few times while reading it.
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Posted 23 August 2010 - 11:50 PM

I love British humor I'll have to keep a look out for it.
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