Monthly Archives: August 2011

Guest Post: Swimmin’ Back to Africa


I am so grateful for the poetry here, and the company.  What a densely beautiful sampling of Debra’s discoveries, over […]

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Ladysitting (Pt. 2)


Saturday evening, as Irene rolled through, sprinkled gray and blowy, and the threatening dark sucked into it the last hope […]

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Ladysitting (Pt 1.)


On Saturday, we made our preparations for Hurricane Irene, especially for wind and power loss.  We’d driven home the day […]

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Guest Post: Where Do Un-Marketed E-Books Go to Die?


Like Tina’s novel, this piece is trudat and funny. But seriously, Tina knows the real deal: that you can only […]

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Inheritance


I am grateful to see that this week’s New York Times Book Review article by Roy Hoffman emphasizes the treatment […]

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Fourth Wall and the future


My next door neighbors, when I was fifteen, were a black couple: a newspaper reporter and a retired kindergarten teacher. […]

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In Memory of Leslie


Leslie Esdaile Banks passed from this life on August 2, 2011.  She wrote more that forty books under the names […]

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Guest Blog: Arts Education as an Economic Development Imperative (Part 2)


We talk about the arts in so many ways. Gary Steuer’s deep and wide command of the research shows why […]

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Guest Post: Arts Education as an Economic Development Imperative (Part 1)


We talk about the arts in so many ways. Gary Steuer’s deep and wide command of the research shows why […]

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