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The Mother's Promise" by Sally Hepworth

Publisher:   St. Martin’s Press

Pub. Date:  February 21, 2017

With the title of The Mother’s Promise, and the book’s blurb stating that the mother was dying, I did surmise that I was about to read a sappy narrative.  312 more words

Books

Book Review - The Joy Luck Club

What is it about re-reading a favorite book?  Its sort of like visiting an old friend, but finding out that they’ve changed. . . or maybe you have. 383 more words

Books

MOTHERS WHO WORRY TOO MUCH: It's A Dog's Life Version

Up until a few days ago, we were puppy-sitting my younger son’s crazy little dog – Wolfie Junior. OK, sorry Sylvia, he’s not crazy per se; … 1,886 more words

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Forget Me Never - Marjorie Yarmer

Charming, even in a wheelchair, Marjorie Yarmer presented herself as a delightful focus for an assignment for my film directing class at SAU. Marjorie was a talented teacher, and incredibly learned, holding multiple degrees. 204 more words

Film

The Meddler (2015)

D: Lorene Scafaria / 103m

Cast: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Jerrod Carmichael, Cecily Strong, Lucy Punch, Michael McKean, Jason Ritter, Jo Jordan

Marnie Minervini (Sarandon) is recently widowed. 1,231 more words

Movies

'What We Keep' by Elizabeth Berg

Two sisters meet up with their mother who they have not seen or spoken with in 35 years. As Ginny Young crosses the country for a reluctant reunion, flashbacks of her youth bring up feelings long buried, exposing raw nerves. 171 more words

Fiction

Prison of Shame

When my mother was sentenced to a state penitentiary for a 5th felony DUI she was transferred from the local prison to Chowchilla, the women’s correctional facility in Central California. 362 more words