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This is happy

I’m in the middle of this story by Camilla Gibb Poetic prose, tincture of loss, despair, joy, fullness, emptiness. Belle oeuvre littéraire de la vérité et la beauté des êtres-humaines en croissance avec leurs propres douleurs, chagrins et peines d’amour.

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The Creation of Time

25 years ago I received an offer of a lifetime. I stood stock still, holding a piece of paper with my future glittering as the sky opened, light beams poured down, and violins played. My partner said, “Oh, well that’s … Continue reading

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You’re Crazy!

Every day at work my assistant comes into my office and says, “You’re crazy!”  We added that to her job description last summer. The work I’d set out and expected of myself was nuts. When a major project loomed close … Continue reading

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Owl in the Tree

As I hit the trail for my run, a woman walking past said there was an owl in a tree further on. I got excited. I’ve never seen an owl in the wild before. Within moments on the trail, I … Continue reading

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The best part of the day

Was it… When I woke up Friday morning, aghast that I’d slept in and had to be at work in my uniform in 20 minutes. Having a new experience: going to work in my pajamas for the first time. Feeling … Continue reading

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Friends, Buddies, Cannibals

There’s a million reasons to be friends with someone. A common denominator amongst my friends is that I admire them for one reason or another. And buddies… my writing buddies meet monthly for a marathon evening of serious reading and … Continue reading

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Retreat

A weekend writing retreat reminded me that the craft is an interactive process: write, read, receive feedback, revise. There were key topics presented, discussions, and reading buddies, in a beautiful setting with hiking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, an engaged group, interesting … Continue reading

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