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The Conflict to Come in Cutting for Stone

Abraham Verhese, New York Times bestselling author of Cutting For Stone   Why is it that the months seem to be soaring by this spring? According to my Kindle, I'm 27% of the way through our current novel, Cutting for Stone. With our book club meeting to...

Beautiful Prose in Cutting for Stone

The first quality I noted when I started this month's book, Cutting for Stone, was the beautifully descriptive prose. Certainly author Abraham Verghese is poet. Right off the top, a lovely description of the change of seasons in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia,...

Cutting for Stone on the Kindle

The Story of Cutting for Stone from abrahamverghese.com The story is a riveting saga of twin brothers, Marion and Shiva Stone, born of a tragic union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their...

Pharmacists Feel the Love

My husband trusts me implicitly. My friends trust me completely. My kids, well, they're not so sure I don't try to trick them once in a while...

Good Free-For-All-Friday

Wishing you a great Good Friday & a Happy, Blessed Easter! Yes, I love Friday's, especially holiday ones. For the LOL, festivities began early when we met for our monthly get-together @ Ruth's house to discuss her selection, the Kitchen House. Without fail, following every meeting,...

The Kitchen House at Ruth’s House

Hello, Dear LOL Followers! Yippee! It's the first Wednesday of the month which means tonight brings an evening we LOL'ers wait for (or sometimes scramble to)...

Close to Closing the Kitchen House

Never Argue with a Woman One morning, her husband returns the boat to their lakeside cottage after several hours of fishing and decides to take a nap. Although not familiar with the lake, the wife decides to take the boat out. She motors out a short distance, anchors,...