Book Review
Somebody to Love

Somebody to Love

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   Last year was a particularly rough one.   Every time you open a newspaper or turned on the computer or TV, it seemed as though someone – a Hollywood actor, singer, or stage performer you liked – had died. Even now, whether it was six months, a year or,...
The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   The Perfect Gift   It sounds so cliché doesn’t it? But that’s what you want to give to every single person on your gift list this year, from your family to your bestie to your neighbor. The Perfect Gift, however, isn’t so perfectly easy to find – especially for...
Always Overbooked...

Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked By Terri Schlichenmeyer   Your favorite hangout isn’t all that fancy. It’s comfortable, though: you’ve got places to sit, flat surfaces for your stuff, and your friends are always around. Best of all, nobody says you can’t be there; everybody’s welcome all the time. It wasn’t always that way, though, as you’ll see...
Always Overbooked...

Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked… By Terri Schlichenmeyer   Once, many years ago, your grandmother chased your grandpa out of the house. Nobody remembers why or what happened afterward; the particulars are lost, and they aren’t important anymore, really. The laugh-til-you-cry telling, the knee slapping, each embellishment as years go by – that’s what truly matters. Family stories...
Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked…

Always Overbooked… By Terri Schlichenmeyer   A toast… You’ve been doing that often lately. A toast to friends and family around the table. To a new job, new baby, new marriage. To accomplishments made in the past and possibilities that lie in the future. Like you, your favorite actors enjoy raising a glass, too. And...
Books Under the Tree

Books Under the Tree

Always Overbooked… By Terri Schlichenmeyer Snowflakes on your nose. Warm mittens and snowball fights. Cuddling in front of the fire as the wind howls outside. Sleigh rides through the park. Glittery-wrapped presents beneath a gorgeously decorated tree. Okay, so you might not get any of those but the last one. Palm Springs = not so...
Book Review

Book Review

In each issue of theStandard you will find “Always Overbooked…” the latest book reviews by Terri Schlichenmeyer.