The other night I tried to open a jar that just wouldn't budge. I tried all my tricks--knocking the edge of the cap and even stabbing it with a knife to release the pressure. Nothing worked. In fact, I tried so hard that I felt something twist in my shoulder (thank you, forties). I finally… Continue reading Stuck

An Ending to Remember

There are times when a book ends so terribly that I have to make up a new ending in my mind.  They either don’t pull all the loose ends together or it ends in an improbable way. Though I thoroughly despise an ending that really isn’t an ending, I am equally unsatisfied with an ending… Continue reading An Ending to Remember