It’s hard to say goodbye

It's hard to say goodbye to a dream, To a ship that never set sail To a bird whose broken wing never healed. Even so, persevere. The power of flight doesn't end with one death Today, I'm facing a hard goodbye. A counselor's work is never without its hardships. I choose to honor my loss. … Continue reading It’s hard to say goodbye

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On the Road to Healing

Healing takes communication. I'd like to be up front and say that, for now, I will be taking time to work on my trauma and center myself. Losing myself to grief wasn't on the agenda, but like every good writer, I push ahead. Sometimes the toughest choice is being open to asking for help. I … Continue reading On the Road to Healing

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men – Book Review

Summary David Foster Wallace is a titan among literary writers. Even in death, his works continue to offer countless readers one mind-bending and soul-shattering exercise after another. Such is the case with Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, an anthology of short stories, essays, media transcripts, and stream of consciousness accounts. These somewhat disparate entries come … Continue reading Brief Interviews with Hideous Men – Book Review

The Woman in Cabin 10 – Book Review

Summary After a home break-in leaves her shaken, young journalist Laura "Lo" Blacklock decides to bounce back by pursuing the assignment of a lifetime: a week-long excursion aboard the Aurora, a luxury cruise ship owned by billionaire Richard Bulmer. Lo quickly gets swept up in the grandeur of both the ship and its colorful passengers. … Continue reading The Woman in Cabin 10 – Book Review