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10 Minute walk, Boscombe, Bournemouth

Once a gorgeous part of Bournemouth – with houses sporting entrances like this (Private Hotels, mostly).

Seems this one now much better employed as a service cupboard? 53 more words


Back in the Writing Groove

Ah, sweet comfort. I’m back in the writing groove again.

Thinking about it as I made coffee this morning, I recognized how fiction writing every day helps me be more mindful. 185 more words


Love Will Save Us All

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

-Frederick Douglass


Kiki Smith—Under the Horizon

Over 50 pieces by sculptor Kiki Smith form a building-wide installation at the historic Eldridge Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side of New York. One of the first United States synagogues built by and for Ashkenazi immigrants, the structure had fallen into disrepair but is now resurrected. 51 more words

Women Sculptors

It Takes A Village

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.

-Nelson Mandela


Octavia E. Butler's 71st

The Google Doodle today features the late Octavia E. Butler. She is one of my muses. Her bleak, imaginative speculative fiction thematically explored the trauma of oppression. 62 more words


erato, euterpe, melpomene

a writer slipped through the fingers

of my neon-sign-in-every-window



she left her signature on


of the novels

about my life

and as I drove away from… 85 more words