I am having one of those rare days when, out of the blue and for no obvious reason, everything seems pointless. Empty. Void of meaning or purpose. I saw an old man earlier, barely able to walk slowly up the street with the assistance of his walking stick, and I suddenly felt as though I … More Futility

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A House Near Luccoli: A Novel of Musical Intimacy & Intrigue in 17th Century Genoa by DM Denton (All Things That Matter Press, 2012) Every facet of this book is wrapped in beautiful language. The plot and setting, characters and pace, all live within layers of poetry: “…Nonna blamed a…

Friday Sorrow

It comes without warning sometimes, the intensity of missing my mother – and today it has swept in with the wind and the rain, leaving me feeling raw and exposed. I still find that the various losses in my life – whether in the distant past, those that are still fresh, or even those that … More Friday Sorrow