Category Archives: bad memories

Japan’s recovery from tsunami tragedy

The Japanese call it 3/11. March 2011. A great moment of silence swept across their nation, in the middle of our last night, in remembrance of when the Great East Japan Earthquake first began a year ago. The emperor said, … Continue reading

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Baptism by Toilet Water: a memoir of overcoming child abuse

A few days ago, I attended James F. Winter’s book talk and signing for Baptism by Toilet Water. This sounds like a humorous story, but it’s actually a memoir of abuse by an alcoholic dad whose parents were the epitome … Continue reading

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A Domestic Violence Memoir: For Worse Never Better

Penelope vanBuskirk knows what it’s like to run for her life. She suffered both verbal andphysical abuse at the hands of her husband for nearly eighteen years. I justfinished reading her memoir, For Worse Never Better, appropriate for Octoberwhich is … Continue reading

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