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From Blindness, to Job Loss, to Surgery…with a Smile! How This Inspirational Author Refused to Blame God for Her Illness – by Yocheved Golani

From Blindness, to Job Loss, to Surgery…with a Smile! How This Inspirational Author Refused to Blame God for Her Illness – by Yocheved Golani

I came up with the idea to write my book at a party hosted. The odds for anyone surviving the type of surgery I’d endured are quite low. Months after my discharge from the hospital, I was celebrating my survival at a meal of thanksgiving (seudat hoda’ya in Hebrew). Guests listened to my speech about […]

After Fellow Writing Students Criticized My Story, Saying “Slaves Can’t Think,” I Knew I Had to Write a Book About The Buffalo Soldiers – by Bob Rogers

After Fellow Writing Students Criticized My Story, Saying “Slaves Can’t Think,” I Knew I Had to Write a Book About The Buffalo Soldiers – by Bob Rogers

In Don’s painting, a black soldier leads a saddled cavalry horse. Admiring the flyer, I said to no one in particular, “Someone should write his story.”

Across the room, my wife said, “Why don’t you write it?” Not realizing that she had heard me, my jaw dropped. Huh? Me? The chemistry major, turned soldier, turned IT guy?

My Cookbook Manuscript Gathered Dust…After My Research Assistant Gained 35 Lbs! – by Woodrow Wilson

My Cookbook Manuscript Gathered Dust…After My Research Assistant Gained 35 Lbs! – by Woodrow Wilson

I had been cooking since college, and had perfected hundreds of recipes over the years. I escaped dorm food when I moved in with two other guys who cooked. Dinners got even better in graduate school. I teamed with a Belgian whose hobby was French cooking, and a Turk who had worked his way through college as a chef at Benihana. After I got marries, and my mother-in-law started asking me for recipes, I knew I had something good going…

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