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Chai and Chi

Originally posted on Kim T. Griswell: Bespectacled & Bookish:
One of the most interesting parts of working in caf├ęs is the opportunity to overhear conversations. This afternoon, the background “music” for my pot of eggnog chai (total yum!) was a…

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Happy Birthday!

Today is my granddaughter, Lola Mae’s, third birthday. I’m jazzed to have her in the world and in my life. See that look in her eyes? That’s the look I always want to see when a kid listens to me … Continue reading

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Sketching for Writers

Originally posted on Kim T. Griswell: Bespectacled & Bookish:
Fresh back from teaching Mastering Setting with Kelly Going (K.L. Going), I am excited about a concept that arose and wanted to share it with my writing peeps. On Friday evening,…

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Sketching for Writers

Fresh back from teaching Mastering Setting with Kelly Going (K.L. Going), I am excited about a concept that arose and wanted to share it with my writing peeps. On Friday evening, we were fortunate to have Melanie Hall as a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Whipped Cream

Today I’m thinking about chocolate whipped cream and that, sometimes there really can be too much of a good thing. I asked the young barista at Bloomsbury Coffee House in Ashland for “just a little” whipped cream. She proceeded to … Continue reading

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Join the Wild Girls

I just finished reading The Wild Girls by Pat Murphy, a writer whose work I had never read. It’s a middle grade novel about a girl who moves across country–from Connecticut to California–the friend she makes, and the stories they … Continue reading

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Grounded (in a good way)

What is it about moving that sets one off track for months? I was thinking about that question this morning, and how since I moved to Ashland I have done almost no writing. I’ve been settling in, trying to master … Continue reading

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