Today’s Walk: Morning Dilemma

Elizabeth MarroToday's WalkLeave a Comment

“…I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”  ― E.B. White Yesterday, before the mists rolled in, I rose and took my walk early. These moments nourished me for for the rest of the day and into today, as I sit … Read More

Sunday Sentence: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Elizabeth MarroAuthors, Books, Novels, Sunday SentenceLeave a Comment

“It brought to him a disorienting strangeness, because his mind had not changed at the same pace as his life, and he felt a hollow space between himself and the person he was supposed to be.” – From Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I love reading them, so now I’ve joined the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the … Read More

Sunday Sentence: The Literary Dog

Elizabeth MarroUncategorizedLeave a Comment

“The deaths of others carry us off bit by bit, until there will be nothing left; and this, too, will be, in a way, a mercy.” John Updike from his short story, “Deaths of Distant Friends” found in The Literary Dog. I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering … Read More

Coming home for me, books for you

Elizabeth MarroAuthors, Books, Reading & WritingLeave a Comment

As you read this, I will be back in the springtime embrace of my old homes. All of them. I’m bringing Casualties to the places and people who launched me as a writer and fed my writing , my dreams, and the story itself — sometimes in surprising ways. I’ll be writing about that when it all has a chance … Read More

Sunday Sentence: Wanderlust, A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit

Elizabeth MarroSunday Sentence, Walking: Dispatches From The JourneyLeave a Comment

“Exploring the world is one of the best ways of exploring the mind, and walking travels both terrains.” – Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust, A History of Walking   Because I love walking. And Solnit’s book. I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a … Read More