Sunday Salon / Sunday Post – A Week in the Life of Dollycas – Weekly Rewind – New Arrivals


The Sunday Salon is a Facebook group that has become an
informal week in review gathering place for bloggers.

It is also a place to share our thoughts about things of a bookish nature.
You can also link up weekly on Readerbuzz.

SUNDAY POST The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by
Kimberly @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer
~ It’s a chance to share news~
A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received, and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.


Happy Mother’s Day!

A Week in the Life of Dollycas

Nationally it was one heck of a week starting with the death of Naomi Judd, followed by the death of Kailia Posey, and the deaths of 3 young woman athletes the week before.  They all follow the many deaths each year due to mental health issues and ending with suicide. We need to get a handle on mental health in this country. Losing my own son in 2015 brought this plight into my own home and each day more lives are lost. After my son died someone said, “suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem” and that is so true. Over the years I have learned suicide also doesn’t care how famous you are, how much money you have, where you live, or how much your family loves you. It can work its way into anyone’s life.

Please – If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741. And keep this information handy because you may not need it now but there may come a time you do.

The nation was also stunned by the document leaked from the Supreme Court and that draft weighs heavy on my heart and mind. But I am not going to get on my soapbox today but I may in the future when I can wrap my head around it fully enough to put coherent sentences together.

Now for the good news! After days and days of rain, sunshine and warmer weather have arrived here in Wisconsin and that makes me so happy. The forecast shows we are going to be in the 70s and 80s this week. I can’t wait to throw the windows open and let the fresh air in. I have asked Mr. Dollycas to get chairs out on the porch so I can sit out there to read if I wish. Daisy is excited too because that means trips to the dog park are in her future.

Other than that I read some good books and am still bingeing on Chicago Fire and working on my blog and book tours.

How was your week?

Weekly Rewind – May 2 – 7, 2022

Monday – My Reading Itinerary Monday! – Week #18 – 2022

Tuesday – No Farm No Fowl (Thelma & Louisa Mysteries) by Julie Anne Lindsey #Review @JulieALindsey

Wednesday – Cozy Wednesday featuring Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake (A Death by Chocolate Mystery) by Sarah Graves #Review / #Giveaway

Thursday – The Marlow Murder Club: A Novel by Robert Thorogood #Review / #Giveaway @robthor @PPPress

Friday – #FlashbackFriday – Deserts, Driving, and Derelicts (A Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery Series) by Tonya Kappes #Review / #Giveaway

Saturday – Saturday Giveaway – Spells & Caramels Magical Mysteries: The Complete Series- Kindle Edition by Erin Johnson

I hope you get to Escape into a Good Book this week! 

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2 thoughts on “Sunday Salon / Sunday Post – A Week in the Life of Dollycas – Weekly Rewind – New Arrivals

  1. My week was one day of good, followed by several days of awful. My refrigerator died and I had to get a new one that can’t be delivered until the 11th. I am eating out of an ice cooler borrowed from friends. Then I hit something on the remote and the TV is out. have to call the help line to fix my problem. Also I FINALLY had the bronchoscopy/biopsy done and picked up an infection in the process. Am on an antibiotic which makes me feel lousy. I will get the results of the test in a week. All of this I’m having to deal with on my own–I sure do miss My Better Half.

    1. Mental health is something that we need much more knowledge about. It causes problems for so many. Thank you for sharing information about mental health and ways to cope with problems associated with mental health. Many people just don’t know where to turn.

      A book a day is a good recipe for good health, I think!

      I hope you have a good week!

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