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Laugh For The Holidays……

Laugh For The Holidays……

Humor is the one great gift that you can give to everyone and it keeps giving without eroding through out the year.   Mike Ball’s Award Winning “What I’ve Learned So Far”  series of columns are available in book form now. Robert Benchley is regarded as “The Master Of Nonsense” and is the basis for […]

Fine Art is Alive For The Holidays…

Fine Art is Alive For The Holidays…

Just in time for the holidays we have “Boats, Barns and Bungalows” by T F Hempel.  This incredible water color artist has been painting for more than forty years and has paintings in galleries and museums through out the Mid West.  We offer the paperback version of his work for the first time and also […]

Benchley Humor Winners and More….

Benchley Humor Winners and More….

Robert Benchley is widely recognized as the Master of Nonsense and with others of the Algonquin Round Table defined humor for the 20th Century.  So much so that to this day his writings are studied by modern TV and Movie writers. The Robert Benchley Society continues this funny tradition with its annual Writing Contest.  In […]

Watercolor Artist Presents First Book…

Watercolor Artist Presents First Book…

Midwest artist T F Hempel, a fixture in Mississippi River Valley art circles, has presented his first book of bound works of watercolors.   For over forty years Hempel has done paintings of municipal buildings, businesses and homes in the Quad Cities.  He has won several honors for his work, the most impressive of which is […]

Baseball Is Still America’s Game…

Baseball Is Still America’s Game…

Playing baseball has been a standard in this country for more than 100 years.  One of the best now tells his story, with its ups and downs, its heart breaks and victories, and the real life adventure of one of history’s best. “I Told You I Wasn’t Perfect” by Denny McLain is the no holds […]

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