Beach reading to transport you

July 13, 2017
If you're around my age you remember those "Calgon, take me away!" TV ads.  Yes, that is a live link. But how often have I wished something could transport me away from...

Compassionate, practical caregiving advice

October 21, 2016
Are you concerned about what will happen when your elderly parents can no longer care for themselves? No one gives us caregiving advice when we're younger. As we get...

Wives of Los Alamos

May 27, 2016
The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit is beautifully written, lyrical, unique and could be the best fiction I've read in a very long time. I downloaded this audio...

Who me? Feisty?

March 5, 2016
I'm an author! Well, not really. I didn't write this book. But I am one of 45 feisty bloggers who contributed to this funny, inspirational and helpful anthology on...

Best summer beach reads

June 12, 2015
Airplane reading and beach reading have one thing in common: they've got to be distracting and that means fairly light. But not completely mindless. The kind of book...

A guy talks about being dumped

March 13, 2015
Of course it was inevitable that my smart and funny husband would want to see my essay in the anthology, Dumped, Women Unfriending Women. What I didn't expect was that...

Not wild about Wild

February 8, 2015
Every morning I climb on the gym's treadmill, insert my bright pink ear buds and hit play on my audio version of Cheryl Strayed's book, Wild: From Lost to Found on the...

Love me, love my book

January 23, 2015
Writing a book is...difficult. Authors pour every ounce of their being into a tome--no small amount of blood, sweat and tears are shed--and then it's out, for the world...

Book Reads to warm you

September 3, 2014
Not to rush the season, but can we talk about winter, and the pleasures of curling up with an afghan (hound or blanket, you choose), a cup of tea and a great book?  And...

Oh for a book

May 26, 2014
Rumor has it that Barnes and Noble is on its last leg. Some are wondering if their stores will be around to see the new year ring in. It's ironic that the big chains...

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