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Reviews: Flower Crowns and Fearsome Things, and Unlock Your Storybook Heart by Amanda Lovelace

Amanda Lovelace is my favorite poet. She combines mythology and fairy tale themes with issues people who grow up as girls (whether they remain identifying as girls or women as adults) often face in a way that cuts directly to the heart of things. Her work has a lovely balance of light and dark, grief… Continue reading Reviews: Flower Crowns and Fearsome Things, and Unlock Your Storybook Heart by Amanda Lovelace

fAngus and Ragnar · life · Minerva · Twins

Wildlife Here is Determined to Drive Me Nuts in the best ways

First, let me just say now that I'm moved into the house (on five acres across from a golf course): I did NOT realize how die-hard some folk are about their golf game. As I write this it's a whopping 37 degrees Fahrenheit and alternating between rain and sleet. Yet there are multiple groups of… Continue reading Wildlife Here is Determined to Drive Me Nuts in the best ways

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Review: The Resting Place by Camilla Sten

I received an ARC of this novel in exchange for my honest review. Eleanor didn't remember the face of the person who killed the formidable grandmother who'd raised her, Vivianne. Even though the killer walked right past Eleanor after stabbing Vivianne with scissors. She couldn't remember in therapy, in dreams, not even in her PTSD… Continue reading Review: The Resting Place by Camilla Sten

life · Myths and Monsters

Packing my Office, and Other Random Weird

I'm working on packing in between breaks for silly things like work and seeing people and sleeping. I hate packing. I hate moving. Sigh. But I'm excited for the result, even though I'm sad I'll no longer see the neighbor's new black lab puppy growing up and awkwardly following his older packmate around their yard… Continue reading Packing my Office, and Other Random Weird