Monthly Archives: July 2013

#108–Great repair service, great audience . . .

Yesterday, I gave my new PowerPoint program at the Eugene Public Library to a crowd of about 25. It was about both my books with many photos and included stories of hardcore bridge aficionados. It went off very well. The secret … Continue reading

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#107–Solace in the garden . . .

My former boss, Alicia Spooner, once said to me, “You know, Judy, your garden is your therapy.” She was right. This past week as problems cropped up on the Arcadia Press book project, I sought solace––and vented frustration––in the garden. … Continue reading

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#106–History of Florence––Arcadia style . . .

Sitting at my dining room table, I’m surrounded by historical society books filled with stickies, a file of photocopied articles with highlighted segments, a sample Arcadia Press book, and their Author Guidelines and Layout Planner. It has begun––writing the history … Continue reading

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#105–New bridge wayside dedication . . .

In the cold drizzle of last November 29, a hardy bunch of civic leaders posed with shovels in the heart of Old Town to mark the ground-breaking for the Siuslaw River Bridge Interpretive Site on the last undeveloped riverfront site. … Continue reading

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