but it's always good to have confirmation. In her NY Times article, What Are Friends for? A Longer Life”, Tara Parker Pope, notes that people "overlook a powerful weapon that could help them fight illness and depression, speed recovery, slow aging and prolong life: their friends." Thanks, guys!!!!
Still reading...more on the mystery binge:
Corpus Christmas by Margaret Maron - look, a holiday murder book.
Friends in High Places by one of my favorites, Donna Leon. I enjoy settling into the grey area that is Venice (and I mean that in the best of all possible ways).