First, let me say how much I learned while reading The Island of Sea Women. I knew nothing of Jeju … Continue reading Forgiving the unforgivable
“In my books, I make up the experiences and the characters, but the emotional life is real. It is my own. I think this is probably true of most novelists.” Continue reading A happy marriage of fact and fiction, between work and life
Women kept the world running, really. (There was a definite difference between ‘running the world’ and ‘keeping it running.’) Continue reading His error was expecting perfection
Today is Flag Day, commemorating the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by the … Continue reading Stitching America back together
“Open yourself to every possibility, for there is nothing your heart can imagine that is not so.” Continue reading Looking for a home
At seventy, this may be the last hotel swim ensemble I ever buy. It got me thinking about what having a lifetime supply might mean now. Continue reading Quarantine Diary 7: What a lifetime supply means at 70
Nine Perfect Strangers Confession: I’m a huge fan of Liane Moriarty’s work and have read almost everything she’s written. Her … Continue reading What’s up with Masha?
Lorraine & Oliver Today in 1947 these two youngsters began their life together. They met on a blind date, set … Continue reading Permanently pressed on our hearts