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Beauty and the Beast: Love Wins

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 by Lisa Ricard Claro   8 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

The Disney animated version of Beauty and the Beast released in 1991. My daughter Stephanie was only four-years-old. It became her favorite movie—one of my favorites as well—and together we’ve watched it probably hundreds of times. That is no exaggeration. So it should be no surprise that we sat in a theater this past weekend, [Read more…]

The Voice: What Makes You Turn Your Chair?

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 by Lisa Ricard Claro   16 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

The Voice is my guilty pleasure. I love the premise of the blind auditions. The judges’ backs are turned away from the stage so they can’t base their opinions on a performer’s looks. It is, literally, all about the voice. Of course, once auditions are over and teams are chosen, it becomes a national popularity [Read more…]

Perspective & Conflict: Life vs. Fiction (Wait! I want a do-over!)

Posted on Mar 8, 2017 by Lisa Ricard Claro   16 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

When was the last time you did or said something you wished you could take back? Have you ever had a circumstance where the thing you said or did created irreconcilable problems? In my novels there is always at least one major instance, and other smaller ones, where a character says or does something he [Read more…]

An Open Letter to Young Wives

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 by Lisa Ricard Claro   26 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

In today’s ridiculous environment of instant gratification and Play-Doh stocked safe spaces—neither of which prepares young people for the real world, by the way—too many new couples think marriage is disposable, and they’re ready to cut and run at the first sign of trouble. I’ve lately come into contact with a number of young wives [Read more…]

Downsizing Dilemma: When The Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 by Lisa Ricard Claro   23 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Now that our little chickadees have flown the nest, the hubster and I are downsizing. We’ve donated tons to Goodwill, and one of the spare bedrooms is piled high with yard sale items. We have another stack that might end up on e-Bay if research proves it’s worth the effort. And boy, that’s an eye [Read more…]

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