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Jan.13.2011 - 6:36 pm
Twain
The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume I The curious thing about Mark Twain’s much-anticipated autobiography isn’t his insistence that it not be published until 100 years after...
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Jan.13.2011 - 6:08 pm
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The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume I The curious thing about Mark Twain’s much-anticipated autobiography isn’t his insistence that it not be published until 100 years after...
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Oct.28.2010 - 5:50 pm
My friend Al recently bought an rv, pared down his belongings to the essentials, and hit the road—truly a brave and inspirational act. I admire his adventurous spirit and envy his...
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Oct.06.2010 - 10:19 am
Right now my feet hurt so much, I could almost cry, but I shoulda known better than to wear new shoes on a double-shift. At least it’s over. And that extra pay won’t hurt one bit...
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Comments from tanya

Jul.07.2010 - 5:17 pm
In response to: out of the woods
Excellent suggestion! Next time I would probably also get her a cell phone to use there, despite the program's rules of...
Jul.04.2010 - 10:50 am
In response to: limbo
Thank you for your thoughts and prayers. I still haven't gotten to talk to her directly, but we have gotten a message...
Jul.01.2010 - 10:31 am
In response to: Creative Writing With Children
Kids have great imaginations! I wish I'd written everything down that made me smile, laugh, or cry. I hand wrote a few...
Jun.29.2010 - 11:24 am
In response to: Creative Writing With Children
One of my favorite parts of teaching elementary school was working with young writers. They often amazed me and made me...
Jun.26.2010 - 12:30 pm
In response to: ironing—an art, or just another useless skill to pass along to the next generation?
Thank you for your kind comments. It's nice to know someone is reading blogs as well as writing them. I never would...