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Stepping outside of your “Bubble”

Tracey Ask Tracey, Columns

In the eight grade, my mother allowed me to read Travels With Charley: In Search of America, by John Steinbeck. She had some reservations about it, so she read it first. Ultimately, she felt it was a book all Americans should read, including me, her then 13 year old daughter. Always a voracious reader, Travels with Charley had been on …

Books to Read

The joy of reading

Tracey Columns

I’ve always been a reader. It’s just what we did in my house. A love of books was instilled in us at a very young age. One of my single working mother’s biggest parenting successes was our weekly trips to the library. For as long as I can remember, during the glory days of our childhood, she would take  us …