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My Imaginary Dinner Party

Today at lunch, a friend asked what three literary characters would I invite to a dinner party, and what would I serve. I took me a while to answer the question. Mostly because I tend to think more about the authors of novels than the characters. So it would have been easier to come up…

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Happy Birthday, Frank!

Today is Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. I’ve been looking forward to it all week, and I’m not quite sure why. Maybe it’s because his music seems to chronicle the details of my life. “My Way” was one of my father’s favorite songs. I can still see him behind the wheel of his black 1974 coupe de…

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Ode to Sunday Morning 

Dogs bark in unison. Body like lead. Room flooded with light. Eyes glued shut. I’m not quite sure this qualifies as a poem, but that’s what I’m calling it. The  words capture the sentiment of how I felt this morning.  The blog is shorter than I’d like, but it’s all I’ve got.   More tomorrow.…

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To do or not to do

Originally posted on Writing Sisters:
Why do we focus on the “to do” list instead of the “not to do” list?  Everything that I choose not to do gives me more time and energy for the things that are important. What can you put on your “not to do” list today? We might end up…

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The Danger of Silence

My morning started off promising. Last night I started to revise a chapter from a novel I wrote a few years ago. Words and ideas flowed like a well-fed spring. But instead of going back to what I was working on last night, I decided to check my email. I should have known my day…

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