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Wellness Wednesday – Alone

For the last week, I’ve been operating at greater-than-normal stress levels. My son has covid, his school kicked him out of the dorms because of that (there may be a lawsuit involved here), Jason had to travel to get him … Continue reading

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Find Me, by Anne Frasier (audio)

When a notorious serial killer offers to lead detective Daniel Ellis to the bodies of his victims, the investigator is willing to provide anything the man wants. Daniel believes his mother is one of the killer’s victims, and wants closure … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Grounding, Hunger, Change

In mid-October, when my extended family was in a crisis in four different ways, my anxiety went through the roof and I began a combination of not-eating mixed with drinking 5-6 tumblers of iced coffee per day. This was bad … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Searching for Clarity

CW: mental health, anxiety, disordered thinking/behavior. There is something I’ve needed to do for a very long time, but haven’t yet been able to do. I need to, and I even want to, yet every day I put it off … Continue reading

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The Whisper Man, by Alex North

Twenty years ago, a serial predator known as the Whisper Man terrorized the town of Featherbank. Eventually caught and jailed, the community felt safe again…but now another boy has gone missing, and the details are too similar to those of … Continue reading

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Troubled Blood, by Robert Galbraith (audio)

Strike and Robin try to solve a 40-year-old cold case on top of their modern-day cases and various personal life issues. Book 5 in the series. So let me start by addressing the elephant in the book: the cross-dressing serial … Continue reading

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Death Notice, by Todd Ritter

The small town of Perry Hollow has never seen a murder before, and its first murder is anything but typical. The body is left on the side of the road in a coffin, semi-embalmed, with pennies on the eyes and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Avalanche

The last few weeks have been difficult. I’m struggling. 1: PTSD. In late August and early September 2014, I went through some of the worst moments of my life. I’ve worked very hard to work through the trauma of those … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Meltdown

Thursday morning, my alarm went off at 6 am. Even though I’d had bad insomnia the day before, I’d set the alarm early because I wanted to get in some quick yoga as a dynamic warmup, and head out to … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Personal Ah-ha! Moments

Last week, on my third day of severe insomnia and a bit delirious from having been awake since 4:15am, I had four major ah-ha! moments throughout the day. Probably due to the delirium, I could only remember three of these … Continue reading

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