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Childhood Obsessions by Laura Raphael

When I was a child/young adult, I was obsessed with ________________.

1. Horses.
2. Duran Duran.
3. Model airplanes.
4. American Girl dolls.

What I Did For Love Questions

How does this book compare to others written by Susan Elizabeth Phillips?

Would you want a housekeeper like Chaz?

What was your reaction to her character?

Loving Laura Lippman by Rebecca Howard

I’ll confess--I first picked up a Laura Lippman book simply because of alliteration.  She’s got such a great name; it’s like she was destined to be a writer. And while I wouldn’t describe myself as a mystery or suspense reader, I was hooked.

Vision2

On Monday the Tulsa County Commission approved a ballot initiative to extend the Vision 2025sales tax rate. The initiative, known as Vision2, would not be a new tax, but would extend the 0.6% Vision 2025 sales tax rate through 2029. As it stands now, this tax would expire January 1, 2017.

Deferred Action for Immigrant Children

On June 15, 2012 President Obama, under executive action, changed Homeland Security policy to not initiate deportation of non-threatening illegal  immigrants who came to the United States before age 16. This process is know as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Today (August 15) was the first day U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting requests for deferred action. 

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