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Library Corner: FOLA announces author Janie Watts as guest speaker
The Friends of the Library Association has announced that Janie Dempsey Watts will be the guest author at their Fall Luncheon, Oct. 24, to be held at the Cleveland Country Club. Watts is the author...
Aug 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Works: Speaking on excuses
The motto of the Boy Scouts, “Be Prepared,” is not just a good model for scouting, but a good model for living. We need to be prepared. Without adequate preparation, we can be caught in the most un...
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WRIGHT WAY: The power of punctuation
A nearsighted minister glanced at the note that Mrs. Jones had sent to him by an attendant. The note read: “Kenmore Jones having gone to sea, his wife desires the prayers of the congregation for hi...
Aug 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: How to get ‘rich’ quick
A young man asked an old rich man how he made his money. The distinguished old gentleman extended his chest proudly, caressed his expensive vest and said, “Well, son, it was 1932 — the depth of the...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around Cleveland 8-11
The Book and Coffee series will be hosted by the Friends of the Library Association on Aug. 16 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. J.J. Narus will review several book...
Aug 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Works: Speaking on victims
“There’s a vic. You can tell by the way she’s walking; the way she’s not looking. She’s unsure of herself. She’s afraid. Watch. Her eyes won’t meet ours. She moves away from us as we approach. Her ...
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Library Corner: FOLA to feature J.J. Narus at Book and Coffee series
The Friends of the Library Association will be hosting the Book and Coffee series Aug. 16 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. J.J. Narus will review several books dis...
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WRIGHT WAY: Enduring a hostile world
There is no question that we live in a world with violence and hostility all around us. The injustice we read about and watch on the news makes many people angry. As tensions mount over concerns ab...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wright Way: Specific prayers bring blessings
Poor Ted was in trouble! He had forgotten his wedding anniversary, and his wife was really upset. “Tomorrow morning, I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in less than six...
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on hugs and slugs
A friend called me a few minutes ago in total frustration. It seems her mother had telephoned and, once again, went ballistic, not unlike a sawed-off shotgun. There’s a reason sawed-off shotguns ar...
Jul 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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