The body is fragile, and the mind is taxed to remember details, storylines, and even the simplest things that once came to mind without effort.
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” –Anaïs Nin
In difficult times it becomes hard not to feel overwhelmed which makes relishing life’s little triumphs sweeter.
The Ancestry journey has been an exercise in “and the memory returns.” My father said that the Weideners came to Philadelphia prior to the Revolutionary War. “Weidener with three e’s is the real German spelling,” he insisted, not the Weidner and Widener as some spell it.
Told with beauty and warmth, insight and style, And the Memory Returns captures a woman’s journey as she ages and finds healing and redemption.
As always, I remain excited about this time in publishing, one that affords the hard-working and dedicated writer a variety of choices and financial options to tell her story.
As we discussed in the Women’s Writing Circle, there has never been a writer who didn’t question whether what she writes is any good or not.