Jane reads Success Through Stillness, Shooting Stars and Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening.
Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple by Russell Simmons, with Chris Morrow
Russell Simmons guides readers into finding greater clarity and focus, and explains how to be healthier in mind, body, and career. Simmons breaks down what he's learned from masters of meditation into a guide that is accessible to those unfamiliar with the practice. The last chapter is a fantastic step by step how-to meditation guide. Russell Simmons owns Def Jam Recordings, Phat Farm, Baby Phat, and Run Athletics.
Shooting Stars: My Unexpected Life Photographing Hollywood's Most Famous by Jennifer Buhl
As a young woman struggling to make ends meet in L.A., photographer Jennifer Buhl never dreamed that a chance encounter with the paparazzi would lead her to chasing celebrities around in her beat-up old pickup truck. It wasn't long before she became one of the most successful paps in the business, revealing the real lives of Hollywood's rich and famous from behind the camera.
Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart by Carol Wall
A moving memoir by the first-time author, chronicling her unexpected friendship with a neighbor's gardener, a man from Kenya. Owita courageously faces his own sorrows as he reveals the secrets to transform Wall’s patch of weeds-- and frees her wounded soul during a period of transition in the author’s life marked by an empty nest, serious illness,and aging.
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