All Blog Posts Tagged 'September' (7)

Book Review: ‘Room of Tears’ by Linda Merlino

Room of Tears is a spiritual story about heroes, miracles, and faith. It’s also a story about love, death, and tragedy.

In the summer of 2041, 71-year-old Diane O’Connor invites Friar Antonio Ortiz to her home in Queens. The reason is nothing short of mysterious: she has a request for him, which entails giving him a letter and a recording…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 31, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

Book Spotlight & Excerpt: ROOM OF TEARS, by Linda Merlino

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Out of tragedies come heroes and miracles…



At 9:59 a.m. on September 11, 2001, Diane O’Connor’s life as a firefighter’s wife changes forever, shattering her faith. Four decades later, a note still hangs on her kitchen cabinet in Queens,…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 25, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Teach your kids English, Spanish and French at the same time

Here's a holiday gift idea for your little girl or girls: My Sister is My Best Friend, by Nicole Weaver.



My Sister is My Best Friend is a children's picture book for ages 2 to 7 written in three languages: English, Spanish…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on December 2, 2011 at 8:02am — No Comments

Let Us Not Forget About Them (I am excited, my post was published on http://www.swirlinc.org/

Large clouds of smoke were darkening the sky and screams of pain, fear and helplessness were deafening the big apple. It was chaos:  Nobody knew what was happening. A cold intense fear spread across the city and on the faces of the people when they realized they were under attack; terrorists had infiltrated the country.  That heartbreaking tragedy had awakened the world on September 11, 2001.

 

Today, I am watching the program, “9/11: Ten Years Later” with my baby.  I can’t…

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Added by Francia H. Benson on September 16, 2011 at 10:12pm — No Comments

Remembering September 11th

I don't think there is a person who doesn't remember where they were or what they were doing when they heard, watched on TV, or saw with their own eyes the World Trade Center Collapse on September 11th 2001. A day that will forever change America's aspects on freedom and the thoughts… Continue

Added by Heather Jones on September 11, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

@$#*%! Friday! New Spice & Big Ass Tables!

So I said to myself, “Self…you have been sorely neglecting your duties as Mayor of late…”. Myself responded with a rude gesture & a string of expletives that made even me blush. Then I was clocked over the head with a calendar. A sad reminder that September is looming, & with it, the two things I struggle with the most…the loss of my babies back to the school system, & the impending arrival of…

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Added by Tracy Warner on July 30, 2010 at 1:01am — 1 Comment

Patriotic American Hat

Today I choose to wear a patriotic American Hat.



If you were to ask people what that hat looked like, you would probably get a variety of different descriptions, maybe even none that were exactly the same. Some might say that the hat looked like marching in a parade that supported, celebrated or protested something. Some might say that it looked like standing up for a particular cause. Others might say it looked like speaking out against that same cause. To others it may look like… Continue

Added by Angie Mozilo on September 11, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

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