Written By: Ousman Umar Published By: Amazon Crossing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners Some time ago, I was offered a bunch of free books from Amazon for my Kindle. Each was from a different culture and some were memoirs. I love when Amazon offers stuff like this as it offers me an opportunity to learnContinue reading “North to Paradise: A Memoir”
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Reflecting on Thanksgiving Day
By Melissa Minners Thanksgiving Day means many different things to many different people. As we grow older, we learn that the tale of the very first Thanksgiving Day we were told as children was a fabrication of sorts. Pilgrims that arrived in Massachusetts did have a harvest festival with aContinue reading “Reflecting on Thanksgiving Day”
The Thanksgiving Treasure
Written by: Gail Rock Published By: Bantam Books Reviewed by Dorothy Doremus One of my favorite things about any holiday is the memories and the traditions. Everyone can reminisce about a favorite food, music or a story. One of my favorite stories is called The Thanksgiving Treasure. It was my fourth grade teacher, Mr. Fitzgerald,Continue reading “The Thanksgiving Treasure”
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!
Produced By: Warner Home Video Reviewed by Melissa Minners Being a tremendous Peanuts fan, it was with much surprise that I had to admit having never seen the animated television special Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! Based on a comic strip series that I read when I was much younger, the special firstContinue reading “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!”