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Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT: Books and Ghosts


Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mark Twain: "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." A great place to visit is the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut. I admit it, I've been lost in Hartford, CT and felt pretty uncomfortable about it. Once I was on the circular highway trying to exit, my GPS ...

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immersion travel

When the Truth is Stranger Than Fiction


Friday, March 22, 2019

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Telling the truth can actually be a lot more fun than making it up. I teach on the university level and am amazed by how often I'm asked by my students, "Is that the truth or you just made it up?" I tend to sputter a response, "Of course ...

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The Perception of Parents As Parents


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Three generations I read some research on children and parents that has kept me thinking about myself, my children and parents, and bringing it up with others. There were two major points. One, children perceive their parents as the parents they were, raising their family. I've often felt that way that my children still relate ...

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Take a Hike


Friday, August 17, 2018

I love walking and I do that regularly, but when I have tried going to the next level of hiking, I have not done so well. It turns out; I am not the only one. “I was in such a rut of working, cooking, eating, talking, sleeping and working,” says Katherine, age 55, “I wanted ...

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Give Yourself a Writer’s Gift: Apply For A Writing Residency


Thursday, August 16, 2018

Each Wurlitzer Foundation fellow in Taos, New Mexico receives his or her own private casita, which provided me with the opportunity to retreat to complete one book and begin another.  There are many different kinds of artistic residencies -- the arts, music, performance -- you just need to know where to look for offerings in ...

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Outer Space Camp for Adults

Take a Vacation: Experience Outer Space Camp for Adults


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Outer Space Camp for Adults. Exciting words, full of possibilities. I read that 35% of American workers with paid vacation time do not take it. That made me sad. Vacation time is the opportunity to experience something new and wonderful, like outer space camp, along with the possibility of becoming an astronaut. Growing up, I ...

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