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Spirituality Along the Trail

“My fitness program was never a fitness program. It was a campaign, a revolution, a conversion. I was determined to find myself, and in the process found my body and the soul that went with it.” – George Sheehan… 622 more words


September Boston-Area Book Readings of Note


Joyce Carol Oates

Lovely, Dark, Deep: stories

Brookline Booksmith

At Coolidge Corner Theatre

Thursday, September 11 at 6pm

Jessie Burton

The Miniaturist

Harvard Book Store… 99 more words


Unsung Female Writers (Part Three)

When I ran the Unsung Female Writers’ lists parts one and two, JacquiWine contacted me and suggested I ask some male bloggers to share their suggestions. 1,223 more words


Island in the Sun

This summer I realised I am now older than Jesus, and have achieved not 1/1000000 of what He did while on Earth. I don’t expect to have redeemed the world of all its sins – I am not a saint and moreover there are some people I’d like to redeem a lot more than others, which is not how the Son (or Daughter) of God would think, all men being equal, etc., etc.  1,234 more words

The Friday Four: More Ramblings

1. Writing update: I write 500 words each weekday and 1,000 words each on Saturday and Sunday, mostly so that I don’t get overwhelmed. But I’ve come to realize that 500 words isn’t enough to immerse me in the story. 359 more words


JustWrite#2 - Joyce Carol Oates, Inspiration

Joyce Carol Oates writes,

…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything.

I love Joyce Carol Oates. She’s published over 40 novels.

Daddy Love is my favourite JCO book (so far).


"It's Thrilling to be Writing."

If you haven’t noticed by now, I adore Joyce Carol Oates. I practically worship her, her writing and her accomplishments. The New Yorker did a profile on JCO at her home last year. 87 more words