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An Orange-Hued World

An Orange-Hued World
Post Date: July 15, 2015

“There’s Big Daddy.  Over there, Big Mama.”  Our guide waves an arm taking in not humans of gigantic proportions, but some of the highest sand dunes in the world.  For this is Namibia, land of contrasts and surreal landscapes.  The sand on these monsters is five million years old – its deep orange hue, caused[…]

‘They Left Us Everything,’ by Plum Johnson.
Post Date: July 13, 2015

For anyone who has dealt with the loss of parents and resultant sifting through the ‘stuff’ they left behind, while coping with grief, guilt, and anger, Johnson’s memoir will put a humorous and touching spin on a toxic situation.   Imagine tackling the task in a 23-room home bulging with possessions accumulated in the fifty-something[…]