The Bookworm: Gain wisdom from these true-life experiences
Published 8/15/2013 at 2:32 p.m. 0 comments
Read the latest books by authors Andrea Kay and Tom Kizzia.
The Bookworm: Back to school – Required reading for students, teachers
Published 8/6/2013 at 9:25 a.m. 0 comments
Your grades were an embarrassment last year. Sometime over this summer, though, you realized something that everybody had been saying for eons: You can do better. You have potential, so you've decided that you're going to study harder, work smarter, ...
The Bookworm: Human oddities, odds and ends
Published 7/30/2013 at 2:03 p.m. 0 comments
Three heads and five arms. Everybody's looking at you like that's what you've got, even though you've tried to fit in. You've done your best to speak their language, sample the local cuisine, wear clothes that don't scream "tourist!" … ...
The Bookworm: The power of faith and positive thinking
Published 7/23/2013 at 9:32 a.m. 0 comments
For most of your life, you've had a good relationship with God. He's a close personal friend, in fact, and you talk to Him often. He even lives nearby; so close, that you visit Him often. He's a good listener, ...
The Bookworm: Miracle in the ice; four-legged miracles
Published 7/16/2013 at 5:24 p.m. 0 comments
When you look back on your life, you notice that much has changed. Personally, you've grown, matured in mind and body, formed opinions, taken knocks, bounced back, and endured. From outside, you've seen the advent of Internet, cell phone, social ...
Add some sizzle to your summer reading
Published 7/11/2013 at 9:37 a.m. 0 comments
You've got your summer all planned out. Weekends with family are starting to fill in between trips and festivals. You've got a few household chores planned, some exploring around town, a bit of a roadtrip, and plenty of dates with ...
The Bookworm: Doctor's feelings; a litte nastiness goes a long way
Published 7/9/2013 at 10:38 a.m. 0 comments
He wasn't the doctor you normally see. It really didn't matter, though. Choice of physician wasn't an issue in the ER, but pain and fear definitely were. You didn't care who you saw right then. You just wanted it over ...
The Bookworm: A leader like no other; a romance that withstands time
Published 7/1/2013 at 2:43 p.m. 0 comments
Your mother sent you to your room the other day. You hate that. You didn't think you were being naughty but Mama did, and she punished you. You had to sit in your room alone for awhile and you cried, ...
The Bookworm: Strong women with many directions
Published 6/25/2013 at 11:06 a.m. 0 comments
You'd pack your bags in a heartbeat. Yep, if they ever come up with a commuter bus to outer space, you'll be first in line for tickets. And why not? You've grown up with the space race, men on the ...
The Bookworm: No clean getaways here
Published 6/18/2013 at 9:49 a.m. 0 comments
Your mother loves to reminisce. "Remember when … " she says before launching into some often-embarrassing story about something that happened years ago. "Remember when," two words that make you scramble to recall whatever she's talking about. Sometimes, t
The Bookworm: Life (and death) lessons
Published 6/11/2013 at 4:55 p.m. 0 comments
Sitting around all summer would've been so wrong. And that's why you found a job that year between classes. No more parental hand-outs, no more wearing clothes your mom bought you, no more borrowing the car. With your own job, ...
The Bookworm: The latest from Dan Brown and a waterlogged 'Titantic' tale
Published 5/28/2013 at 1:52 p.m. 0 comments
All your life, you've tried to be good. As a child, you were taught kindness and compassion, honesty and trustworthiness. You learned graciousness and generosity, and embraced gratitude. You've always tried to be good for several reasons, mostly because i
The Bookworm: Here's to your health – Good drinks, friends and conversation
Published 5/21/2013 at 6:04 p.m. 0 comments
Your doctor tells you that you need more vegetables in your diet. Pay attention to the food groups, she said, and she gave you a chart. Four servings of this, two servings of that, green things and yellow things all ...
The Bookworm: Back from the dead and a healing pet story
Published 5/14/2013 at 2:13 p.m. 0 comments
For awhile there, you thought you were gonna die. Your head hurt. Your body ached, and your stomach was acting like a fresh-caught fish – but that didn't matter much. Bills still needed paying and business needed attending. There was ...
The Bookworm: Intrigue, romance and a good old fashioned fleecing
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:17 p.m. 0 comments
Sometimes, your entire life feels like a recipe for drama. Oh, you really hate it and you'd like to wipe your plate clean of it all, but that's never gonna happen. No matter what's cooking around you, there's always an ...