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with Professor Derrick Bell

Surviving the Middle Ages, the 21st Century, and my Government

I’m halfway home, surviving  my first novel. It’s nothing like I thought it would be. No wonder I can’t remember anything about the last time I tried it, which must have been almost ten years ago.  It’s a blank altogether. … Continue reading

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It’s a Ghost

Whoosh! Three days flew right past my nose. I could feel the breeze. I shivered, not from cold, from confusion and fear. That’s a ghost! Hovering over Catrina. I knew I should have crocheted at least a hundred little ghosts. … Continue reading

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I Ran Away

OK. I admit it. I ran away. I tried to download writing software for NaNoWriMo and made the biggest mess I’ve ever seen on one poor computer. Bless it’s heart; the computer’s that is. I’ve got the right files in … Continue reading

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Coming of Age?

The world is an extraordinarily exciting place; and I love it. But I’ve got to draw a line in the sand and stop trying to do everything, all at once.  I’m behaving like a child in a candy store. I … Continue reading

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I’m back; but I did consider running away

I am not brave. I’d rather stay home behind my computer keyboard than hike the Galapagos bravely. I can do quite well with National Geographic’s films of Blue-Footed Boobies, [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYmzdvMoUUA ] if I’d have to wait around all day on … Continue reading

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I Am Infinity . . . . .

I”ve been trying all day to get to this post. But I’m like an octopus with endless tentacles. And so it’s been for better that 35 years. I wrote for grants; started programs, requested support for the TV Studio to … Continue reading

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The Only Time We Really Had Together

So what do you say to someone with whom you just pulled off a wonderful event  for the local community after you’ve said “Wow!” Professor Bell had to have been exhausted. He had signed books for ages after the Final … Continue reading

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