On social media, to mark the end of the decade, people have been posting side-by-side photos of themselves from 2009 and 2019. Alongside the photos, th…
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(^^^In an effort to learn how to draw myself, I’ve been using tracing paper over photos. This has nothing to do with Thanksgiving. I just wanted to dec…
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Last week I was interviewed by Leanna James Blackwell, director of Bay Path University’s MFA in creative writing, where I have been leading a workshop …
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Oh, Subscribers… I hope you will go easy on me as I confess to these seriously embarrassing choices. 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ In the last installment I to…
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Hello, new subscribers (and old ones). My last installment reeled a bunch of you in and I feel it’s only fair to inform you that it was…kind of an anom…
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Dear _______, Regarding your recent request that I use my position and connections and good name to help garner positive reception of your forthcoming …
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Hellooooo…after longer than I meant to go between editions of my newsletter! Forgive me — I have been running around a lot. Speaking of which, last wee…
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A month from today I will turn 54. That number boggles my mind, but so has just about every number associated with my age since I was a tween. For much…
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In this edition of “Adventures in ‘Journalism’” we will be taking a little nostalgia trip back to the late ‘80s. But before we do, a word about this en…
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As a 50something Libra, I am somewhat decision-making-impaired, especially when it comes to significant life choices. I’m so afraid of making a wrong m…
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Recently someone asked why I was writing this newsletter, and why I’d chosen the topic of my erratic career trajectory. I explained that more than anyt…
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Greetings from America, by which I mean a fairly seedy motel two blocks off the main drag in Lake George Village, a town where there’s an awful lot of …
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