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Happy Birthday Penelope Lively!

Happy Birthday to Penelope Lively! She’s a contemporary Booker Award and National Book Award-winning author. I love reading her work. She’s an expert in delving deep into character and in crafting beautifully written prose. To celebrate her special day, I … Continue reading

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COLLECTIBLES AS QUIRK AND CATALYST

Do you collect something unusual? Is it your choice to collect it or have others thrust the collection upon you. My mother once bought a creamer shaped that looked like a purple cow, and everyone decided, “Oh! You like cows!” … Continue reading

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FICTION AS FODDER FOR FICTION?

Is there a line from a movie you live by? Or a favorite television show you and your friends or spouse always quote? In my real life there are a few recurring imitations of fiction. First, I often share that … Continue reading

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