Monthly Archives: September 2013

Stepping Away

Many moons ago, I had a teacher who used to tell my class that the key to learning anything was “short and frequent intervals of study.” For some reason, I’ve always remembered her words and as time goes on they … Continue reading

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Writers’ Retreat

A wonderful time was had by all when Priscilla, one of my writing group buddies, hosted a long weekend in her lovely family home in Vermont. What a treat! Our merry band of writers artfully combined work and play for … Continue reading

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“Sorrowful Walls”

Sun in an Empty Room, 1963 “My loneliness reduced to this empty room in sorrowful walls filled with light. The vacancy of my heart. Hurt, the shadow. from Hurt, The Shadow by Carole Stone What an inspiring evening! It is … Continue reading

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Spending Time

“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.” Soren Kierkegaard “My stories tell me how … Continue reading

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Joyous Writing

“I was the baby of the family, but I was never babied, and that allowed me to take whatever artistic temperament I had and apply learned discipline. I was taught how to work. I think that’s everything. Creativity and imagination … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious….”It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bookstore

“Part of the dream of Northshire Bookstore, for me, is the attempt to add substance and meaning to people’s lives. Whether this is in the form of humor, exploration, entertainment, learning, serendipity, fun, or personal opening, we strive to provide … Continue reading

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