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Jan.09.2010
I think I was born grown up. As the first child of a mother ill prepared for parenthood, I was a starchy baby with a straight back, ready to be the backbone of the family if need be. At six I discovered that modern dance’s Graham technique gratified my muscle’s clamor for independent action. I left...
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Jan.08.2010
Correction to my blog entry: The Marketing Slog. Link to A Marketing Expert is incorrect. Here's the correct one. AME.
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Jan.08.2010
While writing feeds as well as challenges my spirit, I find that marketing my published book can easily deflate me. So balance is essential: write, market, cook, do yoga, in that order, to keep the engine of productivity lubricated and effective. Some things, like reading and signing events,...
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Dec.30.2009
Maggie Kast Freud may have suffered from Northern European grouchiness when he allegedly said that the most we can hope for is "ordinary unhappiness,"but the idea of happiness as paramount goal makes me uneasy. People used to wish for a good death or a life well lived or a lifestory with...
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