Monthly Archive: May 2016

May
30

Remembering

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I had a hard time finding a post for today. I looked through public domain poems trying to find one that was appropriate, one that celebrates the soldier and laments the war. For that’s how I feel. I hate war. But I appreciate the men and women who have fought and continue to fight in …

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May
21

Catching up — congrats to Joe Meno

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Hey there — Somehow I’ve missed a week and I can’t tell you where it went. There’s been lots of socializing lately — a retirement party, dinners out, a play (“Mary Page Marlow” by Tracy Letts at Steppenwolf), end of the year parties,  birthdays, workshops etc. Hope your calendar is full of fun. Congrats to …

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May
12

Five is prime — Happy Birthday SISMW!

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If I had a five-year-old dog, I would calculate my pet’s age to be 33 years, using a formula in which there are 10.5 dog years per human year for the first two years, then four dog years per human year for each year after. How do you calculate a book’s age? I mean, are …

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May
10

Fair season

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It’s that time of year when books are celebrated.  Here are three upcoming bookfairs. Currently underway is the Evanston Literary Festival, which started May 4 and goes through May 14. Upcoming events include Zoe Zolbrod tonight at Evanston Public Library to launch the tour for her new book The Telling, just out from Curbside Splendor. …

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