Impatient With Desire – Book Review

My whole heart was big with hope and impatient with desire. When anyone ever went anyplace, I always wondered: What will they see? What is there that is not here? What waits for them that I am missing? I cannot bear it if no one knows what has gone on here. What I have seen.…

The Marriage of True Minds – Book Review

“In most cases, when you challenge a delusion, the patient will be insistent, even to the point of violence. The unusual aspect of Mr. Ward’s illness is that when you challenge his delusions, he readily acknowledges that they are fantasy. Yet out in the world, he behaves as though they were real. That’s a conundrum.”…

Sunday Salon – April 11, 2010

April 11, 2010 9:00 AM Good morning fellow readers! It is a gray, overcast, cold day here in the California mountains – a day for chores and staying inside where it is warm. I participated in Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon yesterday. My goal was to participate for 15-18 hours, and I managed almost 16 hours…so…

Iron Lake – Book Review

“A Windigo’s a giant, an ogre with a heart of ice. A cannibal, a cold and hungry thing. It comes out of the woods to eat the flesh of men and women. Children, too. It doesn’t care.” “Is it coming for us?” Cork scanned the shadows that jumped at the edges of the firelight. “The…