This piece was first published in the Nevada Appeal in 2003. I’ve passed many more milestones since that time. Retirement, … Continue reading More milestones, nearly twenty years later…
Wow. Just wow. One of the most powerful books I’ve read. Maybe ever. The women who populate The Four Winds … Continue reading Book Report: Fierce winds, fiercer women
“Sometimes two strangers only need one thing in common to find each other sympathetic.” Continue reading Aren’t we all anxious people?
“Housework, if done properly, can kill you.” ~Erma Bombeck This piece was first published in the Nevada Appeal about twenty … Continue reading My wish: A house that’s just clean enough
It’s been a quiet year here at the Valley Wood Home for the Aged. At least since my 70th birthday … Continue reading Quarantine Diary 8: DIY Edition
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
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?