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I'd like to share what I know about: Being an Artist and Fine Art, Being Creating and Having Fun in this Life, Writing and Teaching Poetry, Having a Loving Relationship with Go, Keeping my Weight Managed for 54 years and counting

I'd like to discover more about: What Works for Others in Managing Their Weight, Creative Thought Process, Gaining Wisdom, Intuition, How to Get the Most Out of My Mind, Heart and Spirit

When I am not writing or painting or teaching, I am reading, literally hundreds of non-fiction books every year. Why? Because I love learning from other people's journeys. Authors work hard to bring readers their information and I feel honored to learn what they have discovered about their subject. Often, I latch onto a subject and read … more

Reviews
reviewed Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfor.... January 13, 2012
Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
Let Sarah Ban Breathnach be your coach to keep you on the path you have chosen. As a daybook, you get one short reading for every day of the year. I started in January 2012, because I thought that made …
reviewed One Page at a Time (on the Writing Life). January 13, 2012
One Page at a Time (on the Writing Life)
This unique format of one page for each story would challenge most writers, but Carr seamlessly takes me through it, eager to turn to the next page, excited that I can pick up this page turner at any …
reviewed Out of Character. January 13, 2012
Out of Character
David DeSteni and Piercarlo Valdesolo have something to say about who you are and why you are like you are and who lots of others are why they are like they are. Along your way through their book, the …
The Anarchist Bastard: Growing Up Italian in America
Joanna Clapps Herman tells it like it was for so many Italians growing up in America in the twentieth century.  Every story becomes more telling than the next—what a grounding read. Here, …
reviewed Hawthorne on Painting. October 16, 2011
Hawthorne on Painting
BEST BOOK ON PAINTING TIPS FROM CHARLES WEBSTER HAWTHORNE (1872-1930)  As An artist and a writer, I study all the time the masters in those fields, those who struggled and won. Why? Because I …
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Quick Tips
posted a Quick Tip about Processed Food. March 17, 2010
Processed Food
I read that my favorite chicken meal at a national chain has 6,000 milligrams of sodium just in the chicken! Beware!
posted a Quick Tip about Artificial Sweetners. March 17, 2010
Artificial Sweetners
Chemicals are not food, but they can make you hungry as a bear five minutes out of hibernation with a headache--Yum!
posted a Quick Tip about Eat This, Not That! Thousands of Simp.... March 17, 2010
Eat This, Not That! Thousands of Simple Food Swaps
Amazing the number of real food choices that you can find to out-taste the processed chemical cocktails.
posted a Quick Tip about Basil. March 17, 2010
posted in Vegan Living
Basil
Tomatoes love basil, especially in salad. Fresh is best, dried still works. How could it be bad, it's Italian?
posted a Quick Tip about Avocado. March 17, 2010
posted in Vegan Living
Avocado
Slime sliding down my throat that is fattening. Why would I eat avocado?
posted a Quick Tip about Edamame. March 17, 2010
posted in Vegan Living
Edamame
There is nothing they do with edamame that I would not like. I love them boiled, dried and crunchy, hot flavored!
posted a Quick Tip about It's Not Your Fault You're Fat. March 14, 2010
Eat and drink well while being good to your body by giving your body only what is real.
posted a Quick Tip about Excedrin Migraine Caplets. December 22, 2009
excedrin
Excedrin Migraine Caplets are rebounds, meaning the little suckers take the headache away and then bring it back and make a vicious cycle!
posted a Quick Tip about The New Testament: A Historical Intro.... October 12, 2009
Think you know your Bible? Bart D. Ehrman took me on a mysterious, fact-based, exciting, compelling ride through contradictions I never saw.
posted a Quick Tip about True Compass: A Memoir. October 12, 2009
Every man, woman and child over 12 in the world in 2009 needs to read Ted Kennedy's TRUE COMPASS to share his 77 years of public life.
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June 17, 2010
Some great new reading contributions, Barbara! Don't forget to add them to the Cafe Libri Lunch Community, if you still are interested in sharing with us there, so that other members can read them too! It's great to see you getting so involved here on Lunch. I enjoyed your Vegan Living Quick Tips too. :)
 
May 03, 2010
Hi Barbara! I just wanted to stop by and ask if you've seen all the great new helpful topics in Community Founders on Lunch? Check out @Bethany_K's review - Grow Your Community With New Members for some great tips. It's a great reference to use! Please don't hesitate to contact me with any community related questions!
 
April 15, 2010
Thanks for following my reviews, Barbara! I'll do the same. :)
 
March 14, 2010
Thanks so much for joining Cafe Libri Lunch Community. I look forward to reading and featuring your reviews! Let me know if you have any questions!
 
September 07, 2009
Hi Barbara.....when you get the chance check out my new review.....Something's Gotta Give....Jack and Diane Sizzle on the Big Screen....Best, Donna
 
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