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Springtime – Season Your Scenes

Spring. My favorite time of year is finally here! I’m done with cold days and dark evenings creeping in at 5 p.m. I tend to hibernate when we are on standard time. But that is behind me now. The sun wakes me up and I can sit outdoors after dinner. The evergreen pear trees and… [read more]

Your Heritage: Get Your Facts Straight


                         Your Heritage I’m always amused how many people make themselves Irish on St Patty’s Day in order to celebrate more heartily. “Oh sure, I’m Irish! Somebody in the family came from back there.” “Where was that?” I ask. “I don’t know but I was told I’m part Irish. I just don’t know which part.”… [read more]

Writing With Dorothy Allison

Writing with Dorothy Allison

Some things are meant to be. Four days before the Wet Mountain Valley Writers’ Workshop, I received a call saying that there was a cancellation in Dorothy Allison’s writing workshop and would I like to attend. After shrieking “yes” I made my reservations to fly into Colorado Springs, paid my fees and submitted 12 pages… [read more]