Last excerpt from ryder’s rules

When completed and submitted the application. The next step was her first phone interview. She'd brushed up on her knowledge of history as well as the current political situation in the middle east, only to be asked questions about South and Central America! She was...

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Another exclusive excerpt

“What about getting your master's degree and teaching or doing research?” “That's what YOU want me to do, Dad. Not what I want to do.” “I only want what's best for you, Jenn. I want you to be safe, and happy.” “One out of two isn't bad, is it?” she asked, playfully...

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Exclusive excerpt from my new book

The next few days I'm sharing excerpts from my new book. It's not out yet, but you'll get exclusive peek here! Prologue 2011 Jennifer Carnegie was a “clever girl,” at least that's what her father always told her. He doted on her and her older sister, Laura. She was...

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Gigli & latkes

Gigli & latkes

on  I thought I'd try something different. I'm a writer, but it seemed like maybe my blog posts were too long and involved and didn't give the opportunity for feedback, so my posts will be shorter and, well, different. Here's the first, tell me what you think below....

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Growing strong

Growing strong

Spring is a time for sowing the seeds that will give us the vegetables and herbs we can use all year long. I have a little garden. Once we've prepared the soil and planted the seeds, we water the garden and wait for things to grow. It would be nice if things always...

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