Archive for September 2013

Shelagh Rogers, and the Kingston Writersfest

Just got back from the wonderful Thin Air Literary Festival in Winnipeg and the Kingston Writersfest, in (of course) Kingston Ontario.  I had a fantastic time in both spots.  One of the highlights was the last night in Kingston, at the Speakeasy, with the fantastic jazz trio “Without Words”.  Thought some of you might get…

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Death and the next room . . .

Just as I sat here, thinking I should write a blog. . . but about what, about what. . . my phone rang.  It was H.,  my friend and Jungian therapist, telling me she’s sorry she’d been out of touch the past couple of weeks, but her husband, who has been suffering terribly from dementia…

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Wordless Wednesdays

Each week on Wordless Wednesday, bloggers around the world post a photo they’ve taken that tells a story. I’ve decided to join in. If the photo below brings to mind a memory or otherwise inspires you to do some writing, I hope you’ll share a comment. –

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Death, Be Not Proud

The message came in Saturday evening.  Our dear friend’s sister was dead.  I’ll call her Mary.  My heart sank in an all-too-familiar way.  Not another, I thought.  Not again. My Best Beloved stared at the message on his phone.  I didn’t want to ask, but I’m sure the question was all over my face. “She…

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