Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Elaine Burns

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Christ Church Designing a Labyrinth

Elaine Burns Christ Church Anglican on Boucher Street is hoping to construct a labyrinth on its front lawn. “We would like this to be a...

Monday Night Book Club Reviews: Dark Money by Jane Mayer

Elaine Burns Jane Meredith Mayer (born 1955) is an American investigative reporter who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1995. In...

Monday Night Book Club Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Elaine Burns “In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are.” When author Hannah was researching WW2,...

Monday Night Book Club Review – Hungry Ghosts By Peggy Blair

Elaine Burns Okay, let's begin by understanding what a Hungry Ghost is. This is actually quite difficult to do. One faction thinks these are people...

Monday Night Book Club Review: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Elaine Burns Best known for her Jackson Brodie mysteries, this book is a significant departure for Atkinson. The genre is difficult to pin down. There...

Net Shed Team Wins Rotary Trivia Night

Elaine Burns Scarecrows and Smarties and Triskaidekaphobics...OH MY! You don't need to be the Wizard of Oz to enjoy and even win this fun night. You...

Reviews by Suz: Syrian Family Thank-You Luncheon

Elaine Burns Please do not be disappointed. Suz was cleaning up Memorial Park so I had the privilege of attending the Syrian family's thank you...

Monday Night Book Club Review: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Elaine Burns This is the third novel written by Kidd. Her first was the highly acclaimed The Secret Life of Bees. Her second was The...

Monday Night Book Club Reviews – Daughters of Mars, by Thomas Keneally

Elaine Burns This is Keneally's 29th novel, an epic tale of WW1 from the little-discussed Gallipoli theatre of war. Keneally is no stranger to reporting...

An Apple a Day…Pharmacists

By Elaine Burns It used to be that your local pharmacy or drug store dealt with only, well ... drugs. Oh, there may have been...

Monday Night Book Club Reviews: Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

By Elaine Burns This is the famous 'Migrant Mother' portrait, taken by photographer Dorthea Lange during the Great Depression. The woman, a 32 year-old mother...

An Apple a Day…Assessing Health Information

By Elaine Burns In a recent article in the UK's National Health Service magazine Choices, a review was offered for reading and understanding health-related articles...

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