“Swimming for Shore” is by my daughter, Laura Mullane. Her first work, “God Sleeps In Rwanda” was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Though it was not a winner of that prize, the nomination speaks to her talent as a writer. Her latest work, “Swimming for Shore” recalls her struggle to hang onto her identity, her career, as well as her passions for writing and equine competition, while taking on the role of mother. It’s a great read! Yes, I know, that’s what fathers are supposed to say. But her journey, told with such powerful emotion and wicked humor, really opened my eyes to the physical and soul-crushing cost that many women pay for assuming a title that much of our society suggests should naturally be their ultimate craving, joy and identity…Mother. Those with an interest in reading the book should click on the following link to learn more.