• Essays

    Reading to escape

    “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” ~W. Somerset Maugham, Books and You Beam me up with a good book / Cindy La Ferle ________ Please visit the home page for additional content and social media sharing options.   Parts of this blog do not show on digital devices.  While staying informed is always important to me, our country’s nonstop political turmoil has taken a measurable toll on my blood pressure as well as my emotional wellbeing. I know that pulling the covers over my head — or otherwise dodging the current reality — isn’t healthy, either. Still, I find that limiting my exposure…