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A Short Story for Wednesday

A Primer For the Punctuation of Heart Disease by Jonathan Safran Foer.

Length: 5 pages


Familial communication always has to do with failures to communicate. 

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This Week's Theme: A Matter of Life and Death

This week, I was saddened to learn that the neurologist and author Oliver Sacks has terminal cancer. His is among the unfortunate two percent of ocular melanoma cases which metastasise; nine years after the original diagnosis, he now has metastases occupying one third of his liver.  663 more words


The Art of the Final Sentence | The Millions
Unlike almost all other elements of fiction, the final lines do not participate in the project of keeping a reader reading. 45 more words

Monday Quote: ↓↓↓↓

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”

              __Jonathan Safran Foer

Feeding Kids

Hello and a very belated Happy New Year! Sadly, it has been nearly one year since my last post, but I’ve read a couple of inspiring articles lately about kids and food, and thought I’d take advantage of this little platform I have. 1,126 more words

Cooking At Home

The Power of Memory

Everything Is Illuminated is a novel about the power of memory and the fine line between fiction and reality. I didn’t really know what to expect when I opened the pages of this novel. 445 more words


Extremely loud and Incredibly Close Review


I first became acquainted with this book when I saw the movie adaptation and I knew from the very beginning that I had to own this book. 451 more words