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Walls, Doors and Windows

I am thinking about walls, doors and windows, and the rooms that many writers feel they are kept out of. The feeling is real. I have a lot of experience with walls, doors and windows. Besides the fact that I … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzle

Dear Karen, After a week off work, with no schedule and plenty of walks along the river, writing, good times with family and at home, reading, working jigsaw puzzles, dancing to The Staple Singers, and watching movies with Ben, I … Continue reading

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A Table Set For Many

Good Morning, Nancy: The rooms are clear and bright here this morning—I’m still at Hollins for about another month, and am witnessing the most glorious of springs from the table that is my desk in this house.  There are pear … Continue reading

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Dear Karen, It is raining. I had a photo shoot planned for this morning (new pix for my new book) but due to weather the photographer and I have had to cancel and reschedule for next week. I once gave … Continue reading

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