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…

Giovanni’s Room

Giovanni’s Room James Baldwin There are just some books that you want in your library. You consider their content is so ageless. You hold onto them like an heirloom. You want the pride of ownership; the physical copy in hardcover that can be displayed as a testament to your good choice of literature. You want to announce…

Something About Joyce

My mother told me of a girl with whom she went to school. The girl was different in that she was looking for attention, and not always positive attention. My mom described how the girl would wear heavy make-up and bright red lipstick. The girl would wear inappropriate clothing and pose a lot. Even if…