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Madeline's Latest Blogs

Nov.26.2011 - 5:42 pm
From the other "occupy" movement, circa 1913.
Six women stood on a cold street corner last night. In the little town of Albany, Oregon. They held homemade signs up and smiled and waved. Six women, ranging in age from their...
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Nov.24.2011 - 1:42 pm
Here, in the mind’s hopeful eye, lives the best photograph. There is no evidence or five-by-seven inch proof of its existence.  In the house where I grew up, a camera was an...
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Apr.21.2011 - 7:12 pm
I will tell you what I know of death and taxes: Each year as the filing deadline draws close, I am riddled with anxiety and die innumerable deaths, all of which precipitate a...
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Feb.11.2011 - 6:55 am
Tonight I’m trolling the deep and endless waters of internet auctions. I’m a woman on a mission, and what I’ve found, I must win. Is it silver? Does it glisten? Is that an...
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Comments from Madeline

Dec.07.2011 - 10:46 am
In response to: "Rules for Virgins" --my first published fiction in six years
I adore your work... a devoted fan. No kindle, or e-reader, resisting much like dinosaurs fought the Ice Age. My wish...
Nov.24.2011 - 11:48 pm
In response to: The best photo I never took
The photo accompanying this blog is one I took this summer. Used an old Kodak digital set on manual. A humming bird...
Nov.24.2011 - 7:11 pm
In response to: hum.JPG
From the garden this summer, waiting for the hummers to come. I was fortunate to have my camera by my side when this...
Apr.28.2011 - 5:46 am
In response to: True Story
Kick up your heels girlfriend and go celebrate indeed! How wonderful it is when those we love (and our children of...
Apr.22.2011 - 7:35 am
In response to: Apparently
I couldn't face this call for blog entries about perfect parents Barb, but I love the way you did. I knew it would...