Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan
27

Snow tracks and silhouette: Laura Rodley

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I didn’t know exactly what to post here when Laura Rodley sent me these photographs. Like Laura, I notice things in the snow and ice.  So I share two of my photos too. Laura Rodley is a writer whose poetry and photos have appeared here many times. Her poem “Resurrection” was awarded a Pushcart Prize …

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Jan
19

Blogs & books to overcome the mid-winter blahs

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Hello you. Yesterday was supposedly Blue Monday, the saddest day of the year. I don’t know if I was sad, but I sure have been lazy. I cannot get it together to be productive. How about you? The biggest effort I have put forth this year (besides a few submissions) was to participate in a …

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Jan
08

Creativity and coloring

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Greetings. Hope your first week in the new year went splendidly. I haven’t gotten much accomplished but I have been having fun. No doubt there are downsides to being so hyper-connected to the Internet and our phones. For instance, we often don’t spend time in the moment. We’re distracted. And it’s been said we’re losing …

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Jan
03

News on Fiffer, Kirk, Rodley Submission info for Clutching at Straws, Silver Birch, Prime Number

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How’s 2016 treating you so far?  Maybe this news and info will be useful. Tom Fiffer who has contributed a number of essays to this site has a new book, Why It Can’t Work: Detaching from Dysfunctional Relationships to Make Room for True Love. He is Senior Editor, Ethics,  for The Good Men Project, which you …

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