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Books for Sad and Scary Times…Redux

The news provides us with a daily dose of what is wrong and going wrong in the world. And the news is no longer confined to a half-hour at 6 P.M. and 10 P.M.—continuous coverage is on all social media. We all want—and need—to know and understand what is happening here and in other parts… Read more »

Entertain Your Brain

Although I typically write about books and book-related topics, I want to highlight a television series that I recently discovered. After all, mental stimulation is the reason we own a tv, right? Have you seen the Emmy-nominated television series, Brain Games? National Geographic’s fun, interactive show invites the viewer to take part in various experiments—brain games—that illustrate an interesting… Read more »