Martha Ann's Quilt for Queen Victoria is the true story of Martha Ann Ricks, an ex-slave who spent 50 years saving spare coins to fulfill her dream of meeting the Queen of England. Martha Ann is 12 years old when Papa finally saves enough money to purchase her freedom from slavery. In 1830, the family leaves east Tennessee to begin a new life in Liberia. On market days, Martha Ann watches the British navy patrolling the Liberian coast to stop slave catchers from kidnapping her family and friends. Martha Ann decides to thank Queen Victoria in person....
A collection of stories of people afflicted by MS or who have loved ones afflicted. This book is meant to be informational regarding the disease as experienced by real people and to showcase the amazing strength people find when facing adversity.
Sheila Katz has it all: a successful amateur theater debut, a husband who looks like a movie star and performs in bed like a man twenty years his junior, plus two wonderful grown children. True, her son became Catholic when he married - not a Jewish mother's dream. But Sheila is sure that any day now her daughter will announce her engagement to a wonderful Jewish boy. When the announcement comes though, there's one small change to Sheila's script. Jenny's intended is a wonderful Jewish girl.
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Are you Living the Life of Your Dreams? Constant whisperings from your soul are steadily guiding you towards the life of your dreams - but what if you cannot hear them? Join professional Soul Coaches from all over the world on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery, learning to decipher your soul's loving messages, helping you unlock the secrets to living the wondrous life you were always destined to live.
Empty nest, retired husband...after thirty-three years of marriage as wife, mother, nursemaid, and family mediator, Lily Gold has had it! There must be more to life than making beds and cooking dinners. A lot more, she discovers, when she decides she needs something of her very own - a job. Re-entering the work force is harder than it seems, and Lily has difficulty finding a position that's just right for her. When she finally does, she knows it's a perfect fit. But husband Leon wants no part of it, and off he goes to the bank to put the kibosh on her chance of opening her own antique center.