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Archive for December 2010

My Favorite Books of 2010

Here are my ten favorite books of 2010, in no particular order. I simply loved them all! While I read these books in 2010, some of them were published earlier. I’ll share my reviews with you here as well.  Goodreads is a great way to keep track of what you’ve read as well as to learn…

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The View from the Top

I stumbled across the photo below on my computer and had to share. Like me, my older brother has a thing for lighthouses. Last winter (or the winter before?), he decided to climb one of the lighthouses in New Jersey. There were a couple of young guys hanging around the base of the lighthouse, and he wondered…

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Brass Ring and Repressed Memories

When I was a therapist in training back in the . . . well, a long time ago, we were taught the importance of asking our clients if they’d ever been sexually abused. Particularly in cases where our clients presented with low self-esteem, self destructive behavior or sexual dysfunction, we were encouraged to push a…

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Brass Ring Returns

As many of you know, I’m gradually releasing my older out-of-print books as e-books, and Brass Ring is the latest addition to the list. (The others so far are Secret Lives, Reflection and The Escape Artist). You can find it (and read free samples of it) for your Kindle or Nook, or for any other e-reader…

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Walk, Whelks and Work

Yup, that’s my life for a few days. Walk the beach and pick up whelks, then work on my outline, then walk the beach and pick up whelks, then work on my outline, etcetera. It’s a rough life!  It’s cold and clear here on Topsail Island and the beach is bejeweled with the biggest shells I’ve…

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