Redefining S.E.L.F.I.S.H by Carolyn Hobdey

Carolyn Hobdey’s book ‘Redefining SELFISH’ made me feel somewhat uncomfortable. It demands honesty from its readers and asks them to examine the way they live their life, the priorities we hold and how much we might adhere to societal expectations of the necessity to do and be more in order to be considered ‘successful.’ I … More Redefining S.E.L.F.I.S.H by Carolyn Hobdey

Just Passing Through: Interactions with the World 1938-2021 by Daniel Snowman

I was originally drawn to this memoir by Daniel Snowman because of its title. The concept of the significance of a life lived amongst and alongside global events is an intriguing one. We are all ‘Just Passing Through’ but what is fascinating is the diverse and different paths we take that constitute a life lived. … More Just Passing Through: Interactions with the World 1938-2021 by Daniel Snowman

Animal by Lisa Taddeo

I am currently working my way through watching the second season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’.  It does feel like work as it feels somewhat relentless in the violence and trauma meted out towards nearly all the female characters. At one point during a group therapy session around healing and moving forward, Elizabeth Moss’s character June … More Animal by Lisa Taddeo