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I attended the book signing this past August. Farther Along, written by my friend and mentor, Carol Henderson, which told the stories of thirteen mothers (she is one of them), a bakers dozen as Carol points out, who had lost children at various ages. 288 more words

Nursing Stories

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Originally appeared on September 16, 2012.

On Writing: authors Stanley Fish & Roger Rosenblatt

Take a deep breath: we’re going fathoms down, down . . .

The craft of fiction requires imagination and discipline in equal measure. It is both art and science; its demands on the practitioner gestaltic and quotidian. 212 more words

Writing Technique

Coincidences, Connections, the Cosmos

A week ago, I returned from my first AWP Conference, a massive writing and publishing event, which took place this year in Washington, DC. While there, I found out that a triple celestial confluence had occurred: a simultaneous full moon, lunar eclipse and comet appeared in the sky that Friday night, which, despite my reticence to accept such woo-woo reasoning, may help explain why so many poignant connections occurred. 998 more words


An Inner Game of Catch

It’s no secret to those who know me that I love sports due to my brother who realized the chances of having a brother were very slim.¬† 292 more words
In My Life

06/06/16 - Ireland



This week’s post is coming to you from Ireland. ¬†Here I am at the Guinness Brewery in Dublin, having a pint of Guinness. 848 more words

I tell them about Jean-Dominique Bauby, the French editor of Elle who suffered so massive a stroke that the only part of his body he could move was his left eyelid.

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