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bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Jan.24.2014
           It’s almost impossible to travel without coming up against the violence that’s such a part of the human story.  Maybe it has always been this way, but it seems more immediate these days.  The causes may be varied, but the...
suellen-ocean's picture
Nov.15.2012
Lately I was surprised to run across a term I’d never heard before, “Hebrew-Christians”. This is an old term appearing in historic census records from the Holy Land and Poland, referring to Jews who considered their ethnicity as Jewish but their religion to be Christian. Of course the earliest...
scott-andrews's picture
Oct.13.2012
A little over nine years ago I immigrated to Poland.  At the time I was young(er), more naive and had absolutely no clue what to expect.  A few weeks prior to leaving I bought myself a little Polish phrasebook, which rather than study with any genuine intent, I chose to scour for...
jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Dec.14.2011
“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” – Matt Hardy I have always loved beautiful photographs; I’m the kind of  soul who thrives at the sight of something that takes my breath away. Photography books,...
suellen-ocean's picture
Oct.26.2011
The use of multiple names is a Hebrew tradition. Jews blended common German names with Hebrew names. Hebrew names were important for legal contracts but the ancestors that we are looking for were probably long past writing up Hebrew contracts. They were hiding their Hebrew origins and at what point...
jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Mar.09.2011
“And no invader has ever conquered the heart of Poland, that spirit which is the inheritance of sons and daughters, the private passion of families and the ancient, unbreakable tie to all those who came before.” -James A. Michener, U.S. novelist the drive into Poland from Czech A few weeks...
vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Jul.31.2010
       Dear Shelley, Another lovely day in Crete.  But noisy. Someone needs to tell people in Crete that the media is insisting Greece is in crisis and Cretans are not toeing the media line.  They are still fixing roads, renovating homes and gardens, and staying up all night to...
pauline-rowson's picture
Dec.12.2008
 I have just received the Polish copy of my thriller, In Cold Daylight, renamed Fire and Water in Poland (Ogien i Woda) and it looks fantastic. The cover image is very impressive and the book is a cross between a hardback and paperback with a very unusual flap extending from the front and back...
pauline-rowson's picture
Nov.28.2008
In Cold Daylight was published in Poland today. Renamed Fire And Water ( Ogien i Woda) this is the second of my marine mystery crime novels to be published in Polish. It is always very exciting to see your work translated into another language and I was also thrilled to receive an e mail from...
corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jul.08.2008
Airfares may increase, gas prices may go through the roof, but we're going global right at home! Yes, we've become an international family at home because a funny thing has been happening as people read my book. One of the chapters in Cryo Kid -- Drawing a New Map (www.cryokid.com) is titled "...