09 May '11, 12am

5 Things To Do Daily

5 Things To Do Daily

I have always been a reader. As a child, I’d rather have gone to the local bookmobile than to a carnival. Books were the glue that held my family together, through high and low times. But when my oldest sister died of cancer at the age of forty-six, I reacted by running as fast as I could away from her death and my fears of death. I was determined to live a life worth living, full of activities and commitments, trying to keep everyone around safe, and me, comforted. No matter how fast I ran and how much I did, however, I could not relieve my sorrow. Finally, after three years of craziness, I realized what I needed to do. I needed to return to books and to reading in order to find answers, and comfort and escape. I began a project to read a book a day and write about every book I read. To some people reading a book a day may seem like a form of mania but for me it was pure ...

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