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What a Twisted Web We Weave

My first memory is of a spider.  In the memory, it’s sunset in the summertime.  I’m not sure I’d ever been up that late:  Michigan sits on the edge of the Eastern Time zone, so the sky in summer remains … Continue reading

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Vintage Travel Memories

Two years ago, Nienke Krook interviewed me for her blog, The Travel Tester.  She starts out by saying: “What is your most memorable childhood travel memory?” That’s what I’ve asked over 50 travel bloggers and other travel addicts. These are … Continue reading

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Experiments in Publishing: Wattpad

For the last month, I’ve been playing with Wattpad, a site where writers can post their own work free for readers. In the last six days, since Wattpad featured my short memoir All You Need is Morbid, it’s gotten more than 3,000 reads. The … Continue reading

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Checking in

Sorry for the long silence.  Last week was rough: two things that I was very excited about either fell through or got postponed, and I don’t really know why.  The twin disasters spun me and choked off my voice. Good things … Continue reading

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Dreaming in black & white

My heart goes out to the people suffering from this week’s tornadoes.  I grew up in tornado country and have vivid memories of tornado drills.  Watching the Weather Channel terrifies me. I used to have this recurring dream when I … Continue reading

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