I love beer. Like Ben Franklin, I believe it is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy. So I couldn’t resist picking up a new release with the fetching title, THE LAGER QUEEN OF MINNESOTA. And like someone who scores the last case of beer in the store as an impending blizzard … More The Lager Queen of Minnesota
Book Review TRIGGER ALERT: Do not read beyond this warning if you hate Donald J. Trump or if you have ever experienced Trump Derangement Syndrome aka “Orange Man Bad.” If this describes you, my book review will be akin to strobe lights triggering a seizure in an epileptic. Stop now. Do not pass this point. … More Would Jesus Vote for Trump?
Back around the time you played “Spin the Bottle,” you may have played a little game called “Never Have I Ever.” It’s simple, really. You tell the group your deepest, darkest secret with the disclaimer, “Never have I ever…” and then the fun begins. Except it is seldom fun. Remember Benjamin Franklin’s famous words, “Three … More Never Have I Ever
Hard to believe the Summer of ’69 is but a fifty-year-old good vibe in America’s collective memory. Man walked on the moon. Woodstock. Simpler times, right? But there were also bad times. Take Vietnam–how did those parents deal with the not knowing? Without cellphones and computers, communication came via snail mail. And government officials coming … More Summer of ’69
For anyone who has ever lived under a domineering mother’s keen eye or in the shade of a sister’s perfect life, have I got a story for you. Dorothea Benton Frank, the Queen of Women’s Fiction set in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is back with a new book, QUEEN BEE. It’s delicious. Mostly. There are no … More Queen Bee