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I discover Plainview & then the curtain falls


It’s not like I live a great distance (60 miles) from Plainview, home of the Jon Hassler Theater and Rural America Arts Center. 678 more words

May the force of creativity be with you this Halloween

YOU CAN TAKE A PUMPKIN and carve or paint it all fancy schmancy for Halloween.

But sometimes it’s the simplest form of creativity which most impresses: 117 more words

National Novel Writing Month

I wish Jon Hassler were still alive.

That’s all I can think of these past few days as I’ve been rereading North of Hope, my favorite of his novels. 817 more words

St. Joseph

book Report; "The Staggerford Flood" by Jon Hassler copyright 2002

First a vent; I have just finished this and posted it to the blog and the Damn thing is gone. Now I know that it something that I do that is wrong but it really pisses me off that I lost the last 45 minutes worth of words and corrections. 432 more words

Book Reviews

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

It is far too long since I posted a photo of gorgeous Fennec Foxes, and this beautiful little bunch are on the look-out for a typically varied Vulpes Libris week. 187 more words

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Current Reading List

There are times when I concentrate on a single book, but this is one of those moments when my attention is divided among several items: 315 more words

Writing Believable Characters

Author Jon Hassler wrote brilliantly. I haven’t finished devouring his work, but Rookery Blues, The Dean’s List, and North of Hope are set in small-town northern Minnesota where people cope with life. 384 more words