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John Howell: “SPOTLIGHT” AUTHOR TOUR!

My GRL This is the eighth stop on what has been a fantastic tour as a Rave Reviews Spotlight Author. If you would like to be chosen for this honor you need to be a member. To find out how go to the website http://ravereviewsbynonniejules.wordpress.com/ and read all about it. You can also see all […]

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Spotlight on John Fioravanti: A Storyteller I Am

  Last week I was fortunate enough to be enjoying lunch with one former student, only to discover that our server was another former student whom I had not seen since she graduated from the school where I taught. As we reconnected, I discovered that she had just graduated from her teacher training. This was […]

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Spotlight on Anne Fioravanti: Many Visions

  The last weekend of June running up to Canada Day had our family partying with friends and family for four days: celebrating our 41st anniversary, commemorating the first anniversary of the passing of my mother, and celebrating Canada’s 147th birthday. These events had me reflecting about new beginnings…   NEW BEGINNINGS Time passes as […]

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Spotlight on Anne Fioravanti: An Ode to Motherhood

On Sunday, we celebrate the mothers in our society. Not only is it appropriate for us to do so, but it is also quite interesting. History teaches us that for centuries women have experienced discrimination and were assigned second class status after men. In some societies in our global community this is still true. Fortunately, […]

Spotlight on Anne Fioravanti: Death Has Many Faces

During this long winter and its cold dreary days there have been many¬† elderly people that have passed away, some dear to me and some just passing acquaintances. Something that came to mind are the many faces of Death. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will have heard of the Dementors which come […]