Getting drawn into a good story

Getting drawn into a good story

I’m fending off a cold, and if you’ve ever come down with a cold during the holidays, you know how frustrating that can be. At times when I need to rest, nothing beats getting drawn into a good book. I can usually tell if a book is for me by reading the...
My mother’s poems

My mother’s poems

I was going through some papers tonight and found four poems my mother wrote when she was in high school and one from when she was in college. (Her wedding photo is to the left.) Dawn Dawn— The hour when day, Like a butterfly, Creeps from the cocoon Of night. Painting...

Leap

Leap By Laura McHale Holland My boy and I walk the bridge over the water, gray murk churning slowly by. As a youngster, I longed to dive in, blend with the current. I threw my school pictures in each autumn instead, effigies of me, drowning. My boy dashes ahead and...

A glowing review

I wrote a review yesterday of Rasana Atreya’s novel, and now here’s a review I just received from Michelle and Denise, who run the Families of the Mentally Ill blog. They posted it on their website...

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