Book Recommendation (Not a Review)

If you’ve ever questioned whether people who take advantage of others are really in control, there’s a short story I’d like to recommend. The Grownup by Gillian Flynn — author of Gone Girl — raises those questions. I won’t say anything else about the story, so you can read it fresh.  It’s available in a $9.99 standalone hardcover edition and a much less expensive e-book. Just one word of advice:  Don’t read this story at night. Continue reading Book Recommendation (Not a Review)

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This is a work of fiction, and the characters are not based on real persons.  The location is also made up, but we can’t rule out the possibility that a friendly little town with the same name thrives somewhere.  I should add that the title is advice which I don’t always follow.  Maybe the entire post is crap, but you can decide. My cousin, Elwood, got into an accident a few years ago.  He wasn’t nearly as badly hurt as he could have been, but his misfortune may have proved him right about something he has said for years. “Shop … Continue reading Shop Local