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Sue Grafton Alphabet Mystery Reading List

Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mystery Series Sue Grafton is a mystery writer that caught my attention a couple of years ago and it wasn’t hard for me to get hooked on her fun Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mystery Series. I couldn’t put the first book, A Is For Alibi, down until I finished it. Kinsey isn’t your usual private detective. Yes, she’s female. Yes, she used to be a cop. She is the quintessential, un-girly, fast-food loving, twice divorced private detective. These mysteries completely involve you in the action, while being easy…

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Lame Poetry “Bessie’s Best Day” and “Puny Punishments”

Bessie’s Best Day I’m a tired old gal With haunches abound I like eating green And I like being lean Though I walk a little slow And I’m silent a lot I feel like this is my place to be This grassy old lot The company’s the same Here on the plain They go missing sometimes Always on walking down Butcher Lane But I pay it no mind Because the boss is in line He keeps me around All over this ground Yet today’s a little off He’s walking toward…

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Lame Poetry “Head Dance”

Head Dance They swirl around, flipping, and Pulling Tugging, and yearning to Stop But more come and the movement Begins Again Bombarding with the others Creating explosions of Chaotic design Shifting focus and precision Into blurred and stuttered Efforts So much is happening Sounds, colors, feelings, and The fervor of relentless grasp The riot of it all is Demanding Invigorating Alienating Exponentially rising to a climactic End The pain rivals And they become detached They break down, burn out Remove themselves from logical Reason The ballet of thought is Done…

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A Review on Sean Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

A Little About the Author Sean Covey is the son of esteemed author Stephen Covey, who wrote 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Unfortunately, his father’s book was not specifically tailored to younger audiences which are where a lot of adult bad habits can be caught ahead of time before it’s too late. Critics state that this book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, is a phenomenal introduction to the 7 habits from a young adult’s perspective and offers insight to ongoing issues that our youth face during their high…

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