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Love in the Time of Corona: Venice Underwater – Is Manhattan next?

Venice Underwater — Is Manhattan Next? I had flagged this article back in November when the floodwaters were rising in Venice and then set it aside.  My title, Venice Underwater — Is Manhattan Next? was referring to the literal flooding … Continue reading

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Burn Your Maps

BURN YOUR MAPS As most writers are, I’m an avid reader that adores a good story and while books are my first love, movies are a close second.  So when I watch a movie that moves me the way Burn … Continue reading

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Fallen Princeborn: Stolen

Fallen Princeborn:  Stolen        Fallen Princeborn:  Stolen, Jean Lee’s breakout YA novel, was eight years in the writing, eight years in the creating, eight years in the honing; and eight years in the suffering — through her postpartum … Continue reading

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You Can Heal Your Life

You Can Heal Your Life On August 30, 2017 Louis Hay, New Age icon, entrepreneur, pioneer, and positive thinker transitioned to her light body. Hay had been living in an elightened body for years, embodying what our best lives could … Continue reading

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Rabbit Warrior

Rabbit Warrior In an era of tell-all books and reality TV, it’s still unnerving for the average person to reveal too much about themselves, their dreams, and dramas. The translucent nature of living in a world that thinks it knows … Continue reading

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Leaving Time

Leaving Time Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult is part The Amazing Kreskin, part Defenders of Wildlife, and part When Elephants Weep all wrapped up in the body of a mystery. Jenna’s mother, Alice Metcalf has been missing for ten years. … Continue reading

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Flutes and Tomatoes

Flutes and Tomatoes – A Memoir With Poems Originally posted on bookscover2cover “I became sensitive to every vibration in the air, to every nuance of the changing light. It would be late afternoon. It was then that the snake of … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Old People Holding Hands

     Today is Carl R. Smith, Jr.’s birthday. I never met him in person, yet I have been inspired by his writings, proffered from time to time by his son, Bill, to a select group of readers over the … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Old People Holding Hands

[photo courtesy of the Estate of Carl Smith] “Just a Couple of Old People Holding Hands”: A Memoir of a Marriage in Alzheimer’s World By Carl R. Smith, Jr. Edited by William C. Smith Post Three – One of the Sad … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Old People Holding Hands

[photo courtesy of the Estate of Carl Smith] Here is the second installment of journal entries by Carl Smith, nonagenarian, retired Presbyterian minister, father to my friend Bill, who is editing his father’s writings, and husband to a woman, Mary Helen, … Continue reading

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