While visiting home for Mother’s Day, my father gave me a Buddha Board. Simplistic and sleek in design, this slanted piece of grey material rests upon a tiny well of water- a trough for the Buddha Boarder’s paintbrush to dip into. 482 more words
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“And then as the little plane climbed higher and Olive saw spread out below them fields of bright and tender green in this morning sun, farther out the coastline, the ocean shiny and almost flat, tiny white wakes behind a few lobster boats–then Olive felt something she had not expected to feel again: a sudden surging greediness for life.86 more words
Here’s what The Providence Journal says about Providence Noir, the latest in a series of award-winning anthologies from Akashic Press. Each book in the series is filled with dark stories about different cities around the world. 146 more words
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Ann Lamott
Però questa Olive Kitteridge, che caratterino, una donna dura, caparbia, spesso sgradevole, ma sincera, schietta che non può non piacere.
Il libro è composta da 13 racconti , descrivono episodi di persone che vivono in un paesino del Maine, in cui sempre appare il personaggio di Olive. 78 more words
Florence Gordon is a brilliant woman. At seventy-five she’s a feminist icon and inspiration to thousands of young women, including her daughter-in-law. Florence is driven, passionate, and sophisticated. 405 more words