Elena and Tamie Discuss Gabriel’s Inferno by Sylvain Reynard (chapters 9-12)

I hope you’ve all been as eager as Elena and I this week to discuss chapters 9-12 of Gabriel’s Inferno by Sylvain Reynard.

I won’t keep y’all…

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Sweet Saturdays: Hope…

Sweet Saturdays

Everybody has their own way of dealing with stress, bad news, feeling sad…some people seek out a close friend, others a crowd. Me? I tend to withdraw and try to go it alone. It isn’t that I necessarily want to be alone, but rather that it’s hard for me to share that part of myself. I bury myself in a book, music, and in poetry. I’m fortunate that I have some very good friends that are able to “read” me well. They won’t let me isolate myself too long, and that’s a good thing.

Today I’m sharing a poem, and a couple of songs that I turn to when I’m not at my best. I tend to listen to sad songs when I’m feeling that way, and I’ve often been asked the question…doesn’t that just make you sadder? Nope…for some reason it doesn’t. It makes me feel less alone, less sad somehow, knowing that others have felt the same and survived it…

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