People browsing these sites are looking for a satisfactory read, a book to add to their Goodreads list. Not a let down.
Abe Froman and Turd Ferguson deserve a place on a page together. They deserve to walk into a bar together.
There are as many ways to grieve as there are people. It, however, is not an easy undertaking and can take years or a lifetime.
“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ meets its demise
Wars leave scars. Tragedies leave scars. Meet Oskar. Son. Grandson. Very intelligent and quirky 9-year-old boy whose dad died in the World Trade Center attack. Knowledgeable beyond his years but still reasons like a child. Devotee of Dad. Loves Mom but sometimes their grief dances collide and they have to tiptoe around each other. Goes… Continue reading Book review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Waking up is hard to do. I’m not above trying to trick myself by setting my clock ahead 10 minutes. I’m so groggy in the morning that it takes a while to sink in that I’ve been fooled. I prefer to wake up slowly, gently, with little birdies lightly chirping in the quiet morning sunlight.… Continue reading I’m Woke and Commercial-free
I’m still enticed. Every year. Late summer comes and I see them. School supplies line the aisles of Target, Office Depot, even Walgreen’s. The aisles of notebooks, pens, folders, planners, backpacks, and crayons kind of get me fired up. It’s a fresh start, new beginnings, a clean slate. I haven’t been in school for a… Continue reading School Supply Shopping: Load Up on Good Memories
Jordan B. Peterson has captured the attention of many people like me who are yearning for some heterodoxy. Upon hearing or reading his dissidence, you’ll think it is what used to be called common sense. JBP reads a lot, thinks even more, and has written a best seller that cannot be reviewed as one book… Continue reading Treat Yourself Like Someone You Are Responsible For Helping (or Rule 2)
But when it snows on April 5, you think, “Spring, I thought you felt the same way about me. You really seemed to be into me.” Then like the rejected contestants on the Bachelor you feel blindsided, embarassed.