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Saturday Distractions

One of my favorite artists, Austin Kleon, wrote this earlier this week: I love meeting my readers, but I am so aware that the person who writes the books that they read is the best version of me — the most hopeful, … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water

There were two women about my age sitting next to me in the movie theater. They smelled like wine, and they were loud and bawdy through the whole movie. I wanted to snap at them You are not in your … Continue reading

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Celebrity Deaths

At Denise’s New Year’s Eve party, we debated whether it really was a rough year for celebrity deaths, or if it was just our imagination. Maybe the collective noise of everyone complaining about celebrity deaths made it seem like there … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Romance

this book Last week I was a little dismissive of this book, because it has a boring title. I stick by my criticism of the title but it doesn’t matter. It is seriously one of my favorite reads of the year. … Continue reading

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