Through our home passed race car drivers, astronauts, a Walt Disney Director, the Australian and Chilean Davis Cup Teams, professional musicians, NBA coaches, players and presidents, a few criminals, Charles Goren, con artists and many, many relatives., and my daughters still managed to grow up to be fine people. The book is meant to be an entertaining and enlightening story telling just how my daughters became such wonderful adults. I was the first influence in their lives, but I believe that every person they met and every experience they had also had an influence on them. Their father was rich, a graduate from Harvard and a thirty one year old businessman, and I was a nineteen year old aspiring opera singer when we met. The book deals with the differences in our backgrounds, and our interests, and my trying to make it as a singer in New York, then getting married instead and creating a happy home in which to bring up children in spite of many untimely deaths, illnesses, disappointments and heart attacks, I have written about my ideas about raising children, but also about such wheelers and dealers, as my father in law, Charles B. Sommers, and Carl Fisher, the developer of Miami Beach and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with D.C. Stephenson, head of the Ku Klux Klan, with a lurid murder trial in Indianapolis, with Methodist Hospital, Clarian Health Care, racing cars and races, semesters abroad, our fabulous trips to Europe, Wimbledon, South America, and Trenton, and my opinions about just about every topic you can think of. I end with a chapter on the technology and events that has changed our lives and with my memories and thoughts about WWII and 9//11, and what I see for the future. My point is that all these things played a part in determining how my children grew to be such fine adults.What is it about Sunday school that makes it so unappealing from about third grade to adulthood? I think that it is it because it is too ... And thata#39;s a shame because it is in those classes that we actually learn the Bible stories. No wonder so manyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rinse Off My Color and Call 911|
|Author||:||Sher Lee Sommers|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2008-09|