Healing from Family Rifts

Healing from Family Rifts: Ten Steps to Finding Peace After Being Cut Off from a Family Member Mark Sichel I didn’t find this book. This book found me! I was sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office and noticed it on the bookshelf. While all the other books were placed uniformly, this one was…

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Foreward

The optimist:  I see Alzheimer’s has lifted any weight she bore in this life.  She is unfettered and living life in the here and now.  There is no past, no future worries on her mind–after all, worry is fretting over what might be.  The woman once propelled by a bit of useful OCD, kept a lovely, impeccably neat home; but she is now…

The Thing Around Your Neck

The Thing Around Your Neck Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author, Chimamanda Adichie, justifies her well-deserved acclaim in this collection of twelve short stories. She deftly combines the universality of relationships, struggles, and triumphs with snippets of history, social studies, and culture (mostly Nigerian) but, not exclusively. After all, no one and no place is an island,…