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Who’s That Girl?

Posted by | Life | One Comment

Not that you were dying to know, but the image I have on this here blog is from the cover of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, circa 1940. We found it shoved under a big fan when we had our attic windows replaced a few summers ago. I…

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Writing time!

Posted by | Writing life | 6 Comments

As in: I need to block out some Writing Time! The problem with having so much unstructured time right now is that I end up using all my time on things like laundry, household errands, etc. I know. Cry for me. Poor me and all my unstructured…

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Reading round up

Posted by | Reading | 2 Comments

I should really be packing for vacation or at least thinking about packing, but I am not. I’m thinking about a story I read this morning about censorship of a high school short story class curriculum. First of all, how lucky are those bitches to be able…

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Submitting for beginners

Posted by | Writing | 3 Comments

I figured out how to make my links live. Yeah, I’m just blazing a trail in this blog business. I’m writing a lot now, by the way, because I can and because I’m tired of all the sites I like to read not updating ever. So for…

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Bored yet?

Posted by | Reading | 6 Comments

OK, one more thing this morning before I get down to business. (Business today: playing with dog, reading story for Kelly H., readying for vacation to Wisconsin, picking up diploma(!), having wine with Kelly H. to talk about her story, and maybe, just maybe, putting some words…

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One Writer’s Beginnings

Posted by | Writing | 5 Comments

I stole that title from Eudora Welty. I like the book, but I have stolen the title not because it’s one of my all-time favorites but because if I’m going to talk about my beginnings, I want to be clear. I’m just one person. I’m just one…

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