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Friday Philosophy ~ Gardening

I putter in the garden over here, and in the greenhouse. I haven’t had to purchase any herbs or tomatoes in months, and I’m growing our salads too. 160 more words

Quotes

The Words are What’s Challenging

At a very young age, I was diagnosed with a disorder called vergence dysfunction, which unfortunately affects my comprehension skills, when taking in visually information. I also have a decrease in both saccades and pursuits. 356 more words

Mind & Body

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month #SAAPM

Each day I will tweet a book that has helped me. 30 books in 30 days. Tell me the books that you would recommend in the comments! 19 more words

The Lovely Bones

“Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.”

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. The story of a gruesome murder and a family’s need for peace and closure. 347 more words

Book

Book Review~ The Lovely Bones

“My name was Salmon, like the fish, first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973.”

American author Alice Sebold is known for her daring opening lines which grab your attention and make sure you read ahead. 509 more words

Book Review: Lucky by Alice Sebold

synopsis on goodreads: LUCKY

My thoughts:

Reading this book was my first introduction to Alice Sebold so I am not too familiar with her story besides what I read in lucky. 545 more words

If They Give You Ruled Paper . . . *Should* You Write the Other Way? (How Atypical Style Choices Can Hurt Your Writing)

“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.” The quote, attributable to Spanish writer Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón, has directly made its mark on modern publishing more than once; it inspired the title of Daniel Quinn’s… 967 more words

Fiction Writing