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After having been born in Kuwait and living my childhood years in Saudi Arabia, I think the Middle Eastern spices of curry, cumin, and coriander are in my bloodstream. I can smell curry and I am instantly whisked back to … Continue reading →
Posted: 5/15/2013 9:59 AM
Williamsburg Creative Writing Group
Prompts for the week of May 16th, 2013 Prompt Create a short story from one or more of the following prompts. It will all work out for the best If I had a nickel for every time I heard If … Continue reading →
Posted: 5/13/2013 9:59 AM
Willliamsburg Creative Writing Group
Prompts for the week of May 9th, 2013 Prompt Create a short story from one or more of the following prompts. Where ever you go I will follow Moving down the lane Navigating the tunnels of my mind The big … Continue reading →
Posted: 5/8/2013 3:55 PM
Poetry Contest Winners
In April, Clermont County Public Library celebrated National Poetry Month with a poetry contest. On May 6th, the New Richmond branch library, and River City Writers’ Group, hosted our first annual poetry reading. Here are the 1st place winning poems …...
Posted: 5/8/2013 1:17 PM
Williamsburg Creative Writing Group
Prompts for the week of April 25th, 2013 Prompt This week we will pick a person. Each of you will pick a person from the pictures that I bring in. I want you to create an identity for that person. … Continue reading →
Posted: 5/7/2013 1:05 PM
Classical Music at the Library, Opera Edition
Opera is one facet of classical music in which I’ve never indulged. I’m a patient man, but I don’t have the endurance for a composer like Wagner, whose Ring Cycle lasts roughly eighteen hours (seriously). And then there are the over-the-top … Continue...
Posted: 5/6/2013 2:23 PM
New Contemporary Christian Music
Chris Tomlin, one of my favorite artists, has a new CD titled Burning Lights. It is a marvelous mixture of songs with lyrics that inspire and music that is fresh and exciting. I just love his new songs, “Awake My … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/29/2013 2:09 PM
Beyond the Best Sellers
These books did not make the Best Seller list but they are still good reads! The Promise of Stardust by Priscille Sibley This is Priscille Sibley’s first novel. The novel opens on the aftermath of a tragic accident that leaves … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/22/2013 2:02 PM
Yoga: It does a Body Good
Whenever I think of yoga, I always picture the movie “Star Wars” and the little green guy in those movies named Yoda. I’m not really sure why but it sticks with me. Yoda is, of course, the master of finding … Continue reading →
Posted: 4/15/2013 2:39 PM
Books with Buzz
Check out these recent releases that are generating buzz in the book world. Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts: Describes the epic journey undertaken by Douglas Mawson, who suffered starvation,...
Posted: 4/8/2013 2:04 PM
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