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REVIEW: SAFE KEEPING, BY BARBARA TAYLOR SISSEL

From the very beginning of Safe Keeping, we are thrust into the troubled world of an anxious mother, Emily Lebay, pondering what her son Tucker might have done now. 222 more words

Book Review

Interview: John McNaughton on The Harvest (2014)

Interview first published by Film4

Chicago born and bred, John McNaughton broke into the filmmaking world with a well-received if little-seen documentary on his hometown’s gangsters, … 2,205 more words

Happy Birthday!

Today is my 25th birthday. I can’t believe I am a quarter of a century old. When I was younger, I thought by 25 I would have a career, my own apartment and be married. 310 more words

Lor Personally

Review: Flat-Out Love

(Synopsis via Goodreads)

Flat-Out Love is a warm and witty novel of family love and dysfunction, deep heartache and raw vulnerability, with a bit of mystery and one whopping, knock-you-to-your-knees romance. 353 more words

Books

Heart in My Throat Yet Again and Still

Yes, this IS one of those blogs I warned you about. It’s intensely personal and not very inspirational. It’s just me venting and lamenting.  I warned you. 2,009 more words

Life

the worst cake ever

1 8oz cream cheese
1 stick softened butter (unsalted)
1 box sifted confectioners sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup pecans

cream butter and cream cheese thoroughly; mix in sugar and add vanilla and nuts… 585 more words

Lanscape Of Loss

family...wtf?

Recently I’ve had a life changing experience with my family that makes me question, what is family and what does that word even mean? How do you resolve these issues and move forward in a way that doesn’t cripple your mental health or your world view, changing what everything looks like around you. 2,113 more words

Making Life Changes