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Archive for June 2018

Brainstorming 2018: Oh, the Things People Say

Brainstorming 2018 is now just a mish-mash of notes and ideas brewing in the head of each of the four members of my brainstorming group. But wow, did we accomplish a lot. If you’re late coming to the idea of brainstorming and what goes on, you can find lots about what we do here.  Meantime,…

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Sunday Inspiration: “You are part of their lives”

“When you read about the lives of other people, people of different circumstances or similar circumstances, you are part of their lives for that moment. You inhabit their lives, and you feel what they’re feeling, and that is compassion. If we see that reading does allow us that, we see how absolutely essential reading is.”…

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Wow, What A Week: Book Launch and Assorted Craziness

Well, what a couple of weeks. Let me bore you with the details. Long drive from Florida to New York. Arrived in New York to find substantial damage to the floors of our house by what appears to be a plumber who didn’t do his job correctly or in time. Meetings with professionals to determine…

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Sunday Inspiration: Comfort Zone

My husband and I are out of our comfort zone right now, traveling to our summer cottage. Chautauqua Institution, where we spend our summers, is a place known for being “at the end of your comfort zone.” As always we’ll hear controversial speakers, talk about difficult issues, listen to concerts we may or may not…

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