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THE LAST CONCEPTION: a Novel ~Gabriel Constans

THE LAST CONCEPTION is about all the ways we conceive and add to our biological heritage. The story takes us through 34 year old Savarna’s journey to discover a partner, answer her family’s needs, continue the blood lines of an ancient Indian spiritualist’s and her family’s lineage, and tell them she is a Lesbian. The […]

A BRIEF MOMENT OF WEIGHTLESSNESS: Stories ~Victoria Fish

“Victoria Fish casts a spell so subtle and sure it could only be the work of a master storyteller.  It is this talented writer’s special gift to be able to unmask everyday reality to its essence and surprise us with the familiar.  In rendering the struggles of ordinary people – suburban moms and military vets […]

DARING MY PASSAGES: a Memoir ~Gail Sheehy

“’ The Change’ was not a curse that turned older women into victims; it was a freedom that allowed older women to stop trying so hard to please.” (p365) “His study (Erik Erikson) found that men only moved on to the next period of development when they began working at a new task and built […]

QUARTET: A MOVIE ON A HOT SUMMER’S DAY

Quartet is a movie I have wanted to see ever since I saw Dustin Hoffman, the director, introduce the movie on the Stephen Colbert Show.  Actually, I don’t have a TV and I do not usually watch the Stephen Colbert Show; I decided because I knew the music and the performance that the movie was […]