Weeds & Wildflowers August Prompt — Books!

Reading in the Trenches

Books to save your life

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Mirriam-Webster defines “in the trenches” as a place or situation in which people do very difficult work.

All summer, I’ve been in the trenches, dealing with Ben’s illnesses and recovery, including eight days spent sitting at his hospital bedside. Although he’s…



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I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.