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Bedtime Stories for Adults

Insomnia is still stalking me. I know, it’s all in my brain. Wide awake at 2 a.m. once again, I understood that I needed help in redirecting my thoughts. Maybe by reading. Reading for just six minutes, according to some … Continue reading

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The Aesthetics of Reading

The Uffizi in Florence is a historical gallery containing masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. One of the most visited paintings is that of Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, a painting also famous for provoking Stendhal’s Syndrome. But the Uffizi is … Continue reading

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Horseriding Books

The Depression left some areas in the U.S. more devastated than others. Lorena Hickcock, journalist and intimate friends with Eleanor Roosevelt, travelled to the Appalachia and witnessed the desperation and the struggle for survival. Eleanor, who felt education was a … Continue reading

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The Traveller

(from JUST ONE OF THE CROWD  © ) -30-

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About Eleanor Roosevelt

“Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady” by Susan Quinn. This book describes the relationship that Eleanor Roosevelt had with the journalist Lorena Hickok. It’s a story about sharing. And about the need to be loved. … Continue reading

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