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Postcard from Ferrara, Italy: The magnetic pull of cemeteries

Taking a little sabbatical in the midst of writing the final chapter of a book about the families living around the Coker Settlement, an assignment that has me digging, figuratively speaking, through… 236 more words


Postcards from San Antonio a Century Ago

San Antonio is so different from Dallas, Houston, Austin…. Probably because those other major Texas cities were not even dots on the map before the fall of the Alamo. 363 more words


Struggling and longing to be 'fictionalized'

So can identify with the whining of the main character in “How Shall I Know You,” a short story in Hilary Mantel‘s The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher… 415 more words

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A shimmering mirage on a simmering summer day....

The National Park Service turns 99 on August 25 and among the mash-ups created for the occasion is this mélange of Denali National Park and the… 50 more words