Monthly Archives: September 2020

On Grief

In my backyard, there’s a patch of dirt that absolutely refuses to grow grass. I say “patch,” but truthfully, it’s probably sixty percent of the total backyard area. When it rains, the dirt patch becomes a mud patch. It’s treacherously slick when wet and takes days to dry out. I never paid it much attention […]

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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides is a psychological thriller, and my goodness does it keep you on the edge of your seat. It’s one of those books that after you read it, you can’t describe it decently without giving away the ending. So, to avoid any spoilers, I’ll link to a synopsis of the […]

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A genie came to me today with a different sort of deal. “I’ll give you just one wish,” he said “One wound that you can heal.” So I sat upon the wishing tree and contemplated my position. I thought of heaven and of hell and the price of their admission. “What have you decided, girl?” […]

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