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Happiest Days

All of us have phases in our lives … periods of our lives we remember for what we were doing (School? Jobs?) or where we were living, or what was happening in our family or who was important (for good … Continue reading

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Fall Down Nine Times, Get Up Ten

Or, if as happened earlier this month on my second outdoor walk of the spring, fall down once on an icy patch in the shade on Charles Jordan Road, get up, and don’t fall down again. But falling down—failing—is so … Continue reading

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“What IF?”

In this month’s Midwest Book Review one of my Mainely Needlepoint books (THREAD THE HALLS) is reviewed. For an author’s books to be reviewed is not unusual. In this case, however, it was, for two reasons. First, because THREAD THE … Continue reading

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More Magic, More Empthy, More Urgency

What if nature-based fiction works better than most any science course we ever took? What if it delivers more magic, more empathy, more urgency, and more wisdom than a cross-section or diagram ever could? When authors use the natural world … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Sun

Two young women in a red convertible with the top down zipped by me when I was driving home from work Tuesday evening. Heads thrown back, sunglasses glinting with the 5:45 rays brought to us by Daylight Saving Time, they were … Continue reading

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The College Admission Crimes: Rich & Famous Parents Gamed The System

Hey, everyone. March has arrived and the sun is warmer and the Maine snow is finally melting. I’m nearly done with my new novel, due to the publisher on May 1st. And getting ready for the launch of PRAY FOR … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing and writing

One of the consequences of the wonderfully abundant snowfall we’ve enjoyed in western Maine this winter is that our snowshoe trails have turned into relatively deep slots. My wife and several of our neighbors informally maintain a series of trails … Continue reading

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