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presents Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House

Jun.03.2009

MINDY LEWIS and local contributors will present Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House. This is a collection to which everyone can relate: a multidimensional look at the universal challenge of keeping our stuff, our dwellings, and our personal space clean and uncluttered. How we feel about keeping house speaks volumes about who we are, our roots, relationships, and our outlook on life.

Mindy's Latest Blogs

Feb.17.2010 - 10:42 am
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"I know all the words but would never sing aloud in pubic." -Life Inside, p.21  After I meticulously went over the manuscript, and the publisher's copyedits on first...
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Jan.06.2010 - 9:22 am
Life Inside: A Memoir
For decades, I struggled to find a path. In and out of school, I was a visual artist who studied philosophy. My business card was a wallet sized black & white photocopy of a...
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Comments from Mindy

Feb.18.2010 - 3:00 pm
In response to: Worst typo ever
Good one! Right to the point.
Jan.14.2010 - 10:05 am
In response to: Life Inside: my journey of work
Crista - Your work looks fascinating. As a lapsed painter, I have a special interest. Please keep me posted of your...
Jan.14.2010 - 10:01 am
In response to: Life Inside: my journey of work
Hi Crista, It's a challenge for us creative folks to stay true to ourselves and find a way to live in the world. It's a...
Jan.14.2010 - 9:58 am
In response to: Life Inside: my journey of work
Dear Claire, Thank you for your comment. You're welcome to quote my line on your FB page (send me the link; I'm on FB...

Published Reviews

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Mar.09.2009
Published by Publishers Weekly
Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House Edited by Mindy Lewis. Seal, $15.95 paper (280p) ISBN 9781580052610 Inspired in part by “the prime cleaner,” her mother,...