Monthly Archives: August 2013

#113–Worry, new-fangled communication & the bizarre . . .

Sometimes we worry about things that eventually work themselves out. Sometimes we just think we’ve got new fangled ways of sending stuff figured out! And sometimes the bizarre becomes the norm. These three sentences sum up this past week. Worry, … Continue reading

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#112–Good news on all fronts . . .

Life is like a roller coaster––some weeks are up and some are down. Fortunately, this was an up week on all fronts. Florence Festival of Books (FFOB) When my neighbor, who is an editor I worked with at Oregon Coast … Continue reading

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#111–A rose is a rose is a ringer . . .

I promised to throw in a ringer from time to time and this is one of those times. I’ll confine my book adventures to one paragraph. I delivered copies of Crossings to the Alsea Bay Bridge Interp Center in Waldport … Continue reading

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#110–Rewards and revelations of research . . .

When I’m sorting through folder after folder of pictures, records, and old newspaper clippings while researching the history of Florence,   sometimes I luck out and find some real gems. It might be just the perfect photo of the person … Continue reading

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#109–Jumping in with both feet . . .

With the exception of Tuesday, every day this past week was devoted primarily to working on Around Florence, the book I’m doing for the Arcadia Press Images of America series. A couple of posts back, I mentioned how bummed I … Continue reading

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