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Jessie: In NH where a Baltimore Oriole is perched on the flowering quince in the back yard. For Mother’s Day yesterday my beloved husband gifted me with a new sewing machine. I am absolutely thrilled. I received my first machine … Continue reading

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Unbombing the F-Word

John Clark here: Some time ago, I think I shared a most vivid memory from a time when Kate and I discovered the shocking power of F-Bombs (keep in mind we’re talking late 1950s-early 1960s). There was an episode in … Continue reading

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Green Zen

John Clark on something that you might not think has much to do with writing. Read on and decide for yourself. Remember when you were a kid? Think for a moment about some of the things you were absolutely convinced … Continue reading

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Easing Out of March While Playing God’s Pinball Machine

  John Clark emptying out the post-winter drippings in the brain pan, something I encourage others to consider. After a winter spent primarily reading (and reviewing) voraciously, I’ve started writing what may be a novella, or might stretch into another … Continue reading

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Negotiating

Jessie: In a tiny village surrounded by leaf piles If you get a bunch of writers together and wait for the conversation to scratch down to the things that matter it becomes clear that we all have something in common: a challenging … Continue reading

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