In Coming of Age: Come Rain or Come Shine, Martha Grossman shares her journey of self-actualization, from codependency sown by the seeds of illusion to the quiet ecstasy of authentic wholeness. Her brave account reflects the universal story of each woman’s path back home to herself.

– Mirabai Starr

Award-winning author of CARAVAN OF NO DESPAIR: A Memoir of Loss & Transformation

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Roots Book Tour to Stamford, Texas

Day to blast off in my little Ford to my hometown, Stamford, Texas.  I hadn’t visited it in nine years, since a fifty-year class reunion in 2007. This trip was what I called my “Roots” book tour. I had scheduled a reading at Noteworthy, a bookstore on the town square....

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Havana and Surprises

“Viva Cuba! Cuba libre! The cheer went up in the aircraft cabin as my daughter Naomi and I touched down at the Jose Marti International Airport after the short flight from Fort Lauderdale. Most of the passengers were clapping and cheering, apparently Cubans coming...

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People of Havana

During our six-day Christmas vacation in 2016, Naomi and I saw many instances of the fervent patriotism we had seen on the plane among our fellow passengers as we landed in Havana. A bookseller with whom we talked exemplified this love of country. He was peddling...

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My Memoir Reading at Shine Restaurant in Boulder

I had a reading and signing  of my memoir, Coming of Age: Come Rain or Come Shine, on  May 11 at  Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place in Boulder, Colorado. I still know lots of folks in the Boulder/Denver area from my thirty-six years of living there.  I had informed...

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This week I celebrated my 32nd wedding anniversary. When I got married, I promised my “soon to be” that I would do the best I could in our marriage; to be my best. I didn’t promise necessarily to stay married, but to do my very best in our marriage–to be the best me. I think Martha Grossman in Coming of Age: Come Rain or Come Shine, in her own way, made a similar promise. She needed to get out of her marriage to fulfill that promise. Reading her book prompted me to take a good hard look at my marriage. Divorce was always a possibility, but her memoir made me realize I needed to stay in mine. Martha, the Martha that I know, is living “the best Martha.” She and her book are teaching me to do the same.

Laurie K.