Mishmash

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February 6, 2014

Beth Bluman: On Facebook, the groundhog said, “I’m a groundhog, not a meteorologist.” Allison Jennings-Roche: Yes, I don’t think it’s going to warm up anytime soon. Gwen Shar: Sure, the groundhog is always right, obviously. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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BY Gerri Baum
February 6, 2014

Whether you’re a business or nonprofit, a well-thought-out strategy will make the difference between success and failure for a social media campaign. First, define your goals and objectives. Why are you on social media? To create awareness? Build an engaged community of followers? Solicit donations? Once you have that figured out, make certain your objectives CONTINUE »

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BY Brenda Apt
February 6, 2014

By Kathryn U. Hulings University of North Texas Press, 288 pages Get ready for some humor and sensitivity training in biographical form. This is the life story of a Down syndrome boy and his very special family, told by his remarkable and loving mother, Kathryn Hulings. It isn’t just Michael who is a superhero; his CONTINUE »

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BY Lynne C. Elkes
January 30, 2014

By Alan Fleishman CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 382 pages Just as the Israelites fled Egypt for Sinai while chased by Pharoah’s chariots, so did Eastern European Jewry flee for the promised land of America, in many cases chased by pogroms. Alan Fleishman’s novel follows Avi Schneider from 1905 Russia to the immigrant’s dream — and CONTINUE »