Daily Archives: September 7, 2022

Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old – Steven Petrow

A Highly Judgmental, Unapologetically Honest Accounting of All the Things Our Elders Are Doing Wrong. For fans of David Sedaris and Nora Ephron, here is a humorous, irreverent, and poignant look at the gifts, stereotypes, and inevitable challenges of aging, based on the wildly popular New York Times essay from award-winning journalist Steven Petrow. Soon after his 50th birthday, Steven Petrow began assembling a list of “things I won’t do when I get old”—mostly a catalog of all the things he thought his then 70-something year old parents ...

Waters of Change – Amy Astorga

“Anything can happen within a human. Their heart is deep and unsearchable. Who can know its depths?” Gwendolyn and Emma are best friends. Until Emma vanishes. Suddenly, Gwendolyn’s life flips upside-down. She’s troubled by a past that has no answers, a crumbling relationship with her insensitive boyfriend, and paranoid parents who are afraid of the unknown. Curfews and locked windows can keep out harm. But nothing can stop the calling. Sudden, overpowering, unnatural–Gwendolyn is drawn to the ocean’s hypnotic shore like a moth to a ...