Stories by Terri Schlichenmeyer

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013

Bookworm: 'Butler' serves up juicy bits of history

In The Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood, you'll read about Allen's history-making job.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Bookworm: 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane'

In the new novel "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman, a middle-aged man on his way to a funeral learns that Memory Lane has a dead end.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Bookworm: In 'Prada' sequel, the 'Devil' is even worse

In the annals of job-quitting, the quit you executed was fabulous. Everybody thought you were a lifer. Nobody thought you'd ever leave.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Working at home can be a step to retirement

Retirement is too far away. You can see it from your work desk. It's tantalizingly close, filled with sun and sand, golf and travel, but it's oh-so-unreachable. Yes, you have a job you're happy to ...
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Bookworm: 'Doing the Best I Can' examines truth on inner-city fatherhood

When you become a parent, much is expected of you. But what makes a good Dad? Find out in the new book Doing the Best I Can by Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Story takes you through the life of an 'Outlaw'

The first time you heard that song, you were stunned. You wanted to turn around and hear it again.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Brown's 'Inferno' intrigues

All your life, you've tried to be good. As a child, you were taught kindness and compassion, honesty and trustworthiness. You learned graciousness and generosity and embraced gratitude.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Helping employees will also help boss

In his medical practice, Dr. David Posen sees “first-hand and up close the psychological and physical damage” caused by workplace woes.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Authentic 'Patron' is a good, light read

So you say you're in the mood for something light, maybe a little romantic with a pinch of mystery. You want fiction, but some authenticity would be welcome. And that's why you want The Patron ...
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, May 6, 2013

Bookworm: 'NOS4A2' scares with Christmasland

Stephen King's son creates unsettling horror in latest novel.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, April 29, 2013

Book on Victoria is filled with intrigue

'Serving Victoria" offers insight into the lives of those serving the queen.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, April 22, 2013

Bookworm: 'Disney U' offers tiny pockets of business advice

There are tiny pockets of business advice here, a lot of ink about how Disney properties became what they are today.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, April 15, 2013

Bookworm: 'I Can Barely Take Care of Myself'

You love your nieces and nephews, but you don't know what to say to people who try pushing you into parenthood.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, April 1, 2013

Bookworm: 'The Secrets of Happy Families'

Happy families understand that having any meal together is important.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Stardom comes at a cost in 'Reality'

You've been practicing your autograph. You write it with your right hand, then you try it with your left. You do it carefully, slowly, then you scribble it and that looks better.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Bookworm: 'Do I Look Like an ATM?'

Your child was born to beg, which is a situation you need to stop.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, March 11, 2013

Bookworm: 'The Vatican Diaries'

Vatican "secrets" aren't secret at all. As it is in every small town, everybody knows everybody else's business.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Grouches can 'Shift' attitudes about life

Lately, you've noticed that everyone runs when you enter the building. You have to admit that you've been grumpy for quite some time now.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Bookworm: 'The Storyteller'

Typical of every Jodi Picoult book, The Storyteller weaves together several different characters and a crisis that involves decisions and changes lives.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Ike never welcomed Nixon with open arms

The boss didn't like you very much. From the beginning, he was critical and secretive and never let you know you'd overstepped your boundaries until you'd run past them by a mile. And you took the ...
By Terri Schlichenmeyer
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