Monthly Archives: November 2013

On the Midway

Last Friday afternoon, I fell asleep.  It is uncharacteristic for me to do that, unless something kept me up all night…like a sick dog or kid.   For some reason, I dozed off.  I fell into a dream, which is … Continue reading

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Winters on the Farm with George and Mary Washington

When we lived in Virginia, I spent some of it working at Historic Kenmore in Fredericksburg.  A friend of mine was an avid gardener and this was a great opportunity to work alongside some master gardeners on some pretty amazing … Continue reading

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On Leaning In and Waiting for the Shift

Leaning In and The Shift are two phrases I hear a lot these days, but don’t seem to have much use for them in conversation.  I see leaning in written into essays about women working their way into occupational spaces traditionally … Continue reading

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she wonders if scraping the callouses from her feet can rid the dead, hardened parts of life as well what kind of tool can gouge the rough edges where does one sit for this performance where there is no sun … Continue reading

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Rewriting and Editing

Originally posted on Cristian Mihai:
It doesn’t matter if you plan on self-publishing your story, or you want to find an agent, or you just want to print it out and put it under your pillow, your story is ready…

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If there is a God, she has a British accent.

    The Christmas decorations in the Massey Cancer Research Building at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond were lame.  That’s what I thought.  Christmas up to that point had been a game of buying the maximum amount of … Continue reading

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