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Book Review-Reunion by Jeff Bennington

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REUNION
Synopsis from Amazon.com:
“David Ray killed eight students and then turned the gun on himself. He thought the shooting and suicide would fix his world. It didn’t. The massacre threw Tanner Khan and the other survivors into chaos.

Twenty years later, Tanner and his fellow classmates reluctantly agree to hold a reunion to lay the past to rest. Although they suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, they come back to their hometown and reunite in the defunct school building. Old flames are rekindled, fears are ignited, and their lives are about to explode in a whirlwind of memories, haunted by the spirit of David Ray.

Once they’re inside the school, they discover that a dark entity has joined them. It has come to collect a debt, long overdue, and someone has to pay. Will Tanner and his classmates overcome their fears, putting the pieces of their lives back together, or will they be consumed by their worst nightmare?”

Let me say right off, I liked this book, it kept me clicking the next button on my Kindle from beginning to end. The paranormal aspect was an interesting way to cover a difficult subject, school violence. I liked the characters, all of whom seemed real to me. The only issue I had with this book was towards the end it started taking more of a religious tone than I was comfortable with, I checked the page numbers to make sure I hadn’t been fooled into starting a book that then turned into Christian Lit halfway through, it didn’t. I have nothing against Christian Lit but it does have a habit of starting out strong and then turning off onto another road, often times leaving me feeling like I’d been tricked.

I’m looking forward to reading more books by Mr. Bennington. I would give this Kindle read a strong 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Book Review-Reunion by Jeff Bennington

Vinegar What Is It Good For-Eveyrthing!

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I have long lamented the merits of vinegar. I use it every time I run my dishwasher on the rinse cycle, I have hard water and without it I have scratched, water stained glasses, silverware etc… The rinsing agents for dishwashers do nothing for my stuff. Stinky drain use white vinegar, and my other favorite baking soda to create a foaming cleaner to clean up that drain.

The past few weeks my hair has been awful, I never have trouble with my hair. At first I thought it was from my vacation the sun, salt water and chlorine from the pool doing damage but the more I felt it the more it felt like a sticky dirty mess, even right after washing thoroughly. What was going on, product build up from something turned out to be the case. I don’t use a lot of product but conditioner, shampoo, hair spray or my gel could be the culprit plus I tried a version of Sally’s Beauty Supply WEN. I totally blamed the Sally’s but it could have been anything. But here is how I brought my hair back to normal. This took two days. The first day I showered and washed my hair with my usual shampoo then at the end I took apple cider vinegar and poured it all over my head to saturate. Watch your eyes this burns bad. You do NOT rinse the vinegar out. I know I know the smell. Believe it or not the smell dissipates. The most amazing thing the comb will flow pretty much through your hair wet without much detangling, it’s a natural conditioner. The first time I did this the build up was better but still there. The second time I used a different shampoo, kept it on for a minute or so, rinsed shampoo out and did the vinegar rinse again. SUCCESS soft, very soft hair! Now the question is, what caused it. Guess I’ll have to add back in one at a time.

The other thing I noticed today, the skin on my face is really soft. Not sure how this works and again I wouldn’t do this all the time. Go online and read about all the fantastic uses for vinegar, it’s a lot cheaper than the products you might buy for specific issues. Let me know what you use it for.

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Vinegar What Is It Good For-Eveyrthing!
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