So much energy and heart went into writing this book that I can’t imagine her writing another, but from what I know after reading this, I would bet there will be more from Mary-Louise Parker. I hope I live long enough to watch her grow old. Read More
Mrs. Hemingway, by Naomi Wood (Penguin Books) is subtitled “a novel” to clarify from the get-go that this is a work of fiction; nevertheless, it rings true. The story is told through the minds of… Read More
This afternoon I went to a restorative yoga session . Perhaps I was meant to be listening to my breath during the meditations, but instead I came out of it with four rules for the new year.
Do my job
Seek moments in which to receive and to give kindness
Seek new experiences
In that order. Read More
If I had left a bombed-out house and a home town reduced to rubble and had walked partway to Europe and spent my life's savings to pay a criminal to transport me across dangerous waters, I’d probably stay there and not try to come to the United States. Read More