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All You Had to Do Was Ask — I Would Have Said Yes and Great Good Would Have Come of It…

Photo by pepe nero on Unsplash She seems to be the kind of person I enjoy meeting, talking with late into the night, and getting to know well. From what I can gather, she is energetic, smart, passionate about her work, positive, and fun. I presume this through a quick scan of her excellent website — and from… Continue reading All You Had to Do Was Ask — I Would Have Said Yes and Great Good Would Have Come of It…

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My Next Pick Is

Photo by Micheile Henderson on Unsplash “Okay,” said Bill, smothering a wince. “I’ll sacrifice the bean bag chair.” “Sacrifice?” said Tina. “It’s not a sacrifice. It should have died when you graduated college.” “I love that chair. That’s where I do all my best thinking,” he said, grabbing her around the waist, pressing his face into… Continue reading My Next Pick Is

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Working With Story. Will Be Back Later. Response Not Required…But It Would Have Been Swell.

Siri on pexels.com   I’m looking toward a slog. It is forbidding tangle, epic challenge, more dubious than ever imagined — and promises to be even more twisty and strange once I get into it. Revising story is like that. I’m heading for that point of light winking from far, far away. I cannot wait to stamp… Continue reading Working With Story. Will Be Back Later. Response Not Required…But It Would Have Been Swell.

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The Memory That Remains

Author photo, with temporary loan from generous, watchful dog It was one of the best meals I ever had. We were in Tuscany at a renowned restaurant with antique chestnut chairs and pine chests, wrought iron fixtures, attentive waitstaff, and starched white linens. Our day had been filled with driving, sightseeing, going wherever we wanted at… Continue reading The Memory That Remains