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Goodbye 45, Hello 46!

Tomorrow is my 46th birthday, so today I look back at this past year. I had a fantastic 45th year – one of the best of my life! It seems as if every year I say that, but somehow each year is better than the last. I love my life! If I had to pick one word to sum up my 45th year, it would be [continue reading]

October 3, 2018 // 2 Comments

James Dean a little boy lost by Joe Hyams

I bought this first edition James Dean biography knowing nothing about it. It wasn’t until I was reading Lew Bracker’s memoir that I learned Joe Hyams was a friend of James Dean. I wanted to make sure I got his book, so I checked through my books and found I had just bought it. This is [continue reading]

November 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

I wanted to read John Steinbeck’s East of Eden because it is my favorite James Dean movie – and it is also a classic and on the Top 100 books to read by Amazon. I rarely read anything but memoirs, biographies and histories – I am definitely a non-fiction girl. But I do want to [continue reading]

November 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

My Vegas Life by Dominic Parisi

I got this memoir of Dominic Parisi’s because it was about his life working at the Las Vegas Hilton, which was originally the International Hotel and is currently the Westgate Las Vegas Resort.  This is the hotel that Elvis built. Elvis still holds the record for the most consecutive sold [continue reading]

October 30, 2017 // 0 Comments