Photo Credit: pixabay.com It was called The Wail House. At the time, I didn’t understand the concept and had mistaken the Wail Room for the girl’s rest room. However, what I endured during my time on the throne was unusual but extraordinary. I would be lying if I didn’t say it was weird, and I… Continue reading The Wail House
Tag: Grief & Loss
Silence Among Words
I have said it before, and I will say it again. In day-to-day activities, Life happens. Like a toddler, it grabs your attention, forcing you to look at the stunts it can achieve by consistently tugging your sleeve and calling out your name. As writers, we lock ourselves up in our little caves surrounded by… Continue reading Silence Among Words
Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake
Kate’s husband passed away a year ago. After her period of grief, she decides to take back control of her life and begin anew. While packing to leave the home they once shared, her daughter finds a postcard of Lost Lake, and it sparks memories; giving Kate a strong desire to visit. Upon their arrival,… Continue reading Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake
The Island by Elin Hilderbrand
Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding. But, Chess has plans of her own. She cancels the wedding, quits her job, and moves in with Birdie. To console her daughter, Birdie invites her sister, India, and other daughter, Tate, for a month-long retreat to their summer home… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand
The Leading Cause of Death in America
When I created Diary of a Fat Girl, it was for a healthier me. I was to be 100% truthful with myself and the world about my weight loss and infertility struggles. After all, how was I to maintain a healthy lifestyle if I could not face the truth about myself? Yes, it is true that… Continue reading The Leading Cause of Death in America
Heartsinger is about a man who was raised by deaf parents. His father had died while he was a young boy. Mee was in constant search to replace the radiant smile on his mother’s face that only his father could give, and was deeply disappointed when he could not succeed. In his distress, he became the singer of sorrows to travel the land and sing at funerals.
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