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Hot Glass, Cool Characters: Vitrolite Visions

Posted about 1 year ago by Suzanne S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, History and Politics and Local History | Tagged with art glass, glass, glass artists, glass beads, glass blowing and working, glass craft, glass history, glass manufacture, glass murals, glass trade, kiln-formed glass, local history, Ohio History, studio glass, Toledo Ohio and vitrolite history

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is celebrating everything Vitrolite!

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Ireland: A Wee Bit of Bliss

Posted about 1 year ago by Suzanne S

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Romance | Tagged with Celtic Music, cookbooks, Dublin (Ireland) - Fiction, Folk Music - Ireland, Ireland, Ireland - Fiction, Ireland - Guidebooks, Irish Authors, Irish Cooking, Irish Songs, recipes, St. Patrick's Day, St. Patrick's Day Mysteries and streaming music

Celebrate Ireland with a pot of tea, a batch of scones and a taste of Celtic culture with a selection of Emerald Isle titles.​

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Caring & Compassion

Posted over 2 years ago by Suzanne S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with altruism, altruistic behavior in animals, caring, compassion, conduct of life, helpfulness, helping behavior and kindness

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” - the Dalai Lama. Continue reading for a list of resources exploring the topic of compassion.

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A Cornucopia of New Romance Novels

Posted over 2 years ago by Suzanne S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, New: Books and Movies and Romance | Tagged with country life Ireland Fiction, Historical Fiction, Love Stories, paranormal love stories, romance and World War I Fiction

As autumn leaves blow amid a myriad of colors here is a selection of new vibrant romance fiction. Pick a harvest apple and enjoy!

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Seekers and Sages: Spirituality Selections

Posted over 2 years ago by Suzanne S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with conduct of life, gratitude, happiness, healing, mind and body, simplicity and spiritual life

Many seek a mindful, simple path on the road to a deeper spirituality. The titles featured in this post explore the virtues of gratitude, grace, and compassion in that journey.

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A Buffet Of Romance Novels

Posted over 3 years ago by Suzanne S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Romance | Tagged with contemporary romance, erotic romance, historical romance, inspirational romance, paranormal romance, regency romance, romance, romance fiction, romantic suspense, summer and western romance

Whether you like to gobble up contemporary romance, historical romance, romantic suspense or inspirational romance there is a buffet of romance subgenres to satisfy anyone’s taste.

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