Aug 122019
 

Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros sharing the first paragraph or two of a book that Iā€™m reading or plan to read soon

Feel free to join in by posting your own FCFPTI and linking below

A Three Dog Life by Abigail Thomas

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What Stays The Same

This is the one thing that stays the same: my husband got hurt. Everything else changes. A grandson needs me and then he doesn’t. My children are close then one drifts away. I smoke and don’t smoke; I knit ponchos, then hats, shawls, hats again, stop knitting, start up again. The clock ticks, the seasons shift, the night sky rearranges itself, but my husband remains constant, his injuries are permanant. He grounds me. Rich is where I shine. I can count on myself with him.

  22 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
A Three Dog Life by Abigail Thomas”

  1. I think I’d enjoy reading this reflection on life. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. I love the sound of this one Vicki. Honestly, from the intro alone, I want to get a copy.

  3. I love the sound of this one…and the cover.

  4. That one sounds intense. But you have me intrigued!

  5. Sounds like an interesting read, I am curious – how sad he has been hurt!

  6. I remember loving this book!

  7. Clever title! I enjoyed reading the intro. (Change is the only constant.)

  8. This sounds really good.

  9. It’s an intriguing opening. I’m not sure about the title though. Animal sadness I can’t handle.

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