Tag Archives: arts and culture

The Voice (of the Violin)

The Voice (of the Violin) Not to be mistaken, “the voice” in this article is not the American reality singing competition based on Holland’s concept. The strongest voice in the world is narrowed down to one, the all-time giver of … Continue reading

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Broken Glass~~Broken People

During  research for my latest novel, Empty Frames, I found a story about Jewish children in an orphanage on the “Night of Broken Glass,” November 9, 1938.  In Germany and throughout Europe, it looked and sounded more like a bad dream than … Continue reading

Posted in Defending Christians, Ethics and Morals, Historical Romance, Hitler, Judeo-Christian, novels, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

The Art of Cursive Writing

At what grade I learned cursive writing, I do not recall. What I do remember is the feeling of making the artistic strokes, taking time to form each letter and then give the words my own little bit of flair. … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Insomnia

Counting sheep? Listening to the clock tick? Drinking warm milk or hot tea? All are potential signs of insomnia. Me? It’s 5:23 a.m. I went to bed at 11:00 p.m. and slept for an hour. When I heard a buzzing … Continue reading

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Curious George Didn’t Monkey Around with the Nazis

A harrowing escape is the fiction of today’s action movies and thriller novels, but Jews fleeing the Nazis during the Holocaust is a reality of danger that most of us cannot imagine. If it weren’t for the little monkey, “Curious George,” … Continue reading

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