Tags » In Other Words...

“If oil and gas development goes ahead at a reasonable rate, the population of this area could be up to 5,000 and beyond 5,000.”

- In reference to the Mackenzie Delta, including the as-yet-built town of “New Aklavik.”  (House of Commons, 1959, in Dick Hill, Inuvik:  A History, p 26)

In Other Words

“Few realize however, as they pass and review a long series of cases containing clothing, weapons, or pottery with stories of the history and use, what work has been done, perhaps through many years, what money spent and sacrifices made to bring such collections to New York from the primitive race which used them.”

9 more words

Reading/Signing at In Other Words 8/23/14

For folks near Portland, I’ll be reading excerpts from The Last Exotic Petting Zoo, as well as signing books, at In Other Words Bookstore on August 23rd at 7pm. 103 more words

Poetry

The Summer of Changes

Whew, it’s been about a week since my last post…it’s been a hectic past few days! There’s a lot of changes happening in both personal and professional realms, but I’m happy to report that they’re all positive–albeit time consuming! 267 more words

Poetry

In Other Words...

I was sorting through old emails when I rediscovered a challenge sent out a couple of years ago from my friend Bill.
It was essentially a game of alternate lyrics that Bill invited our circle of friends to join. 406 more words

Language

Squirrel Tales and Hospitality Issues -

By: Judith Hargett

I’ll have to write fast. I am hostess for some unwelcome guests. They showed up uninvited and are expecting food and lodging. They can’t be left unattended for long. 683 more words

In Other Words

From: Isabel Allende

“Write what should not be forgotten.”  

– Isabel Allende

Quotes