The Other Einstein – Marie Benedict

Jan 16

The Other Einstein – Marie Benedict

This book is a work of historical fiction. Author Marie Benedict attempts to unravel the history behind Albert Einstein’s first wife (and mother to his children) Mileva “Mitza” Marić. Mitza is of Serbian decent and crazy smart. I like the untold stories of women who were fascinating in their own right, but were overshadowed by men (much like The Paris Wife.)...

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PGY-3zy for Sheezy

Jan 11

PGY-3zy for Sheezy

My husband, Spencer, is close to completing his three-year Internal Medicine residency. The time has come for the last crazy loop on the roller coaster; we are moving at breakneck speed toward the finish line. The first year I was overwhelmed. The tears, they flowed freely. The second year, I was mostly pissed. The schedule and some of the staff were a complete...

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Repeat the Chorus – Russell B. Crites

Jan 05

Repeat the Chorus – Russell B. Crites

When you are an avid reader and your father becomes a published author during his retirement, all of the feels are real. My Dad, Russell B. Crites, recently penned his third book. It is by far his best work yet. (See another review here. ) Murder has come to sleepy northern Montana in the 1930s. Rowdy is a sinister poker player looking for the easy way out. Ray has...

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102 Books in 2017 – Top Ten

Dec 31

102 Books in 2017 – Top Ten

2017 was the first time that I was retired for the full calendar year. Couple that with The Doc being knee-deep in residency, and I had some serious time on my hands. Time enough to read 102 books, apparently. I am sure that this is a feat that won’t be repeated by me any time soon. We have a bunch of life coming at us in 2018, and I am fairly certain there...

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