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Coconuts are A Healthy Choice For Acid Reflux

Coconuts are A Healthy Choice For Acid Reflux

Just about every new year, we take the time to reflect on our lives and think about what we can...
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Journaling is a Writer’s Essential Tool

Journaling is a Writer’s Essential Tool

For many writers, journaling is an essential part of their craft. For example, Joyce Carol Oates kept a journal for...
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Laura Lipari: The Emergence of an Author Part 2

Laura Lipari: The Emergence of an Author Part 2

Laura Lipari wrote a series of children’s books that reflects her teaching abilities and interest in religious doctrine. But also...
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Laura Lipari: The Emergence of an Author Part I

Laura Lipari: The Emergence of an Author Part I

There are many paths that lead one to become an author. Laura Lipari’s journey to publication is as colorful and...
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Laura Lipari, Author  Part XX: Shaker Heights, Ohio and Bemus Point, New York

Laura Lipari, Author Part XX: Shaker Heights, Ohio and Bemus Point, New York

Neighbors in Shaker Heights, OH We had lovely neighbors in Shaker Heights (near Cleveland, OH), who lived right across the...
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Laura Lipari, Author  Part XIX:  Grandchildren

Laura Lipari, Author Part XIX: Grandchildren

Grandchildren Tom’s ex-wife Sharlie’s mother, Norma, was from Luca. Luca is a lovely town in Northern Italy, and they speak...
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Can Speed Reading Enrich Your Life And Make You More Productive?

Can Speed Reading Enrich Your Life And Make You More Productive?

Speed reading is a controversial topic. Some people swear that speed reading is a tool that makes them exponentially more...
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Laura Lipari, Author Part XVIII Children

Laura Lipari, Author Part XVIII Children

Children Vivian, my daughter, had two rows of curl and she used to put up such a fight in the...
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Laura Lipari XVII Returning To America

Laura Lipari XVII Returning To America

Chapter Five Returning to America (1945-Present) Speaking Italian Returning to America lead us to live in Cleveland with my family....
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Laura Lipari, Author Part XVI : Tortorici

Laura Lipari, Author Part XVI : Tortorici

Tortorici A fellow who worked on the ranch came to me once and I asked him for his name. He...
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Laura Lipari Interview Part XV The Ranch

Laura Lipari Interview Part XV The Ranch

The Ranch The first time I went to the ranch, called  Mariscotta, the property of the La Rocca’s–Felice’s relatives–they had...
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Laura Lipari Interview XIV Honeymoon in Sicily

Laura Lipari Interview XIV Honeymoon in Sicily

Honeymoon in Sicily For a honeymoon, we toured Sicily. My husband gave me the tour of Sicily and I got...
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Laura Lipari Interview Part XIII Husband

Laura Lipari Interview Part XIII Husband

Sicilian Life / Vita Siciliana (1938-1940s) Sicily Reminiscent I chose to go and live in Europe for my husband. He...
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Laura Lipari Interview Part XII The Wedding

Laura Lipari Interview Part XII The Wedding

The Wedding Plan So the wedding plan was moving forward. My mother was going to help me get dressed. I...
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Laura Lipari Interview Part XI: The Decision

Laura Lipari Interview Part XI: The Decision

The Decision The decision was made and here is how it happened. Once I was back my mother was very...
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Laura Lipari Interview Part X “Let Us Pray”

Laura Lipari Interview Part X “Let Us Pray”

Note: Italics indicate Aunt Virginia's recollections. So we did go over to his house on Saturday evening; his two sisters...
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Laura Lipari Interview Part IX: Old World Customs and Love

Laura Lipari Interview Part IX: Old World Customs and Love

I was flattered from all these interested men, but my mother told me not to misunderstand, because right now is...
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Laura Lipari Interview, Part VIII: Courtship Begins

Laura Lipari Interview, Part VIII: Courtship Begins

The Courtship (1930s continued) Off we went and the chauffeur took us to the best hotel! The waiters wore gloves....
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Interview with Laura Lipari Part VII: Who is this guy, Felice?

Interview with Laura Lipari Part VII: Who is this guy, Felice?

Who is this guy? Cavaliere Felice It was later that we discovered that Felice watched us go by and was...
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Cavaliere Felice: interview with Laura Lipari Part VI

Cavaliere Felice: interview with Laura Lipari Part VI

Cavaliere Felice My cousin Rosie, who was fourteen years old at the time, was as tall as I was if...
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