Monthly Archives: July 2009

Twenty Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today — or something close — I graduated from high school. And that means that I have a 20th high school reunion coming up this weekend. Unbelievable. I know for a fact that I didn’t even consider … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Write what you know

This week I finished a novel, The Outside World, by Tova Mirvis. (Great book!) I first heard of Tova because a hilarious short story of hers, Apologies, was published in this month’s issue of Brain, Child. The Outside World is … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Pen on Fire

Thanks to a great family weekend getaway and a not-s0-great car ride home (thank goodness for gallon-size Ziploc bags), my Sunday Style installment for this week is morphing into a Monday Style. Ah, the life of a parent who is … Continue reading

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Interview with Jesaka Long (A.K.A. WRITER)

One of the things I appreciate most about where I work is that in the almost nine years I’ve worked there, I have made wonderful friends. One of those friends is Jesaka Long. As colleagues, we were in different departments, … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 – Caution, caution, danger, danger

I just read an interesting post about Twitter and author, Alice Hoffman. Apparently Alice has a new book out that met with less-than-stellar reviews. Ouch. Even as someone who has yet to publish a novel, I can imagine that reading … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Idea for a book?

Welcome to a new feature of Motherlogue: Sunday Style. I enjoy reading about the craft and style of writing, but find that I don’t often do anything with the information I gather. As a way to keep track of these … Continue reading

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Danny’s Express

I am fortunate to commute to work by train. Once I arrive downtown, along with other employees from my office, I take a shuttle bus provided by our employer. It’s a 10-minute ride from the station to our building. The … Continue reading

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Back to life, back to reality…

But not quite yet, I have the Fourth of July weekend off! My family and I returned from a wonderful six-day vacation in the Wenatchee Nathional Forest. After twenty-five years, I returned to Holden Village, a community/family camp owned by … Continue reading

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