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Grateful: Daily Things

There is so much to be grateful for lately, so much of beauty in these daily things. Wall at long last, making this foundation that holds the sunroom beautiful Garden shapes and textures make me dream of fairies hidden here … Continue reading

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Thank You for the Borderlands: RIP Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Originally posted on Vikki VanSickle :
Zilpha Keatley Snyder, 1927-2014 When I was a kid I got a box of books at a garage sale. I don’t remember how old I was. It was the summer, possibly between grades 3 and…

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NaNo Day Twenty Inspiration: Some Essays and Some Moss

Today’s photo is of a book of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Essays. Now I just really want to stop writing to dip into this book, too, along with Kate’s volume of poems of Sir Walter Scott, though I don’t dare handle … Continue reading

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NaNo Day Twelve inspirations: Pets

I’m writing about pets right now in the book. Kate has rescued an injured cat. I wrote that scene in the first draft. I really loved it, felt really good about how I had crafted it. Recently it occurred to … Continue reading

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NaNo inspiration day seven: A Bit of Jewelry

Kate’s mother lives far enough away that they don’t see each other very often. She is so very thoughtful, though, sending holly sprigs at Christmas, and finding beautiful, simple gifts that make Kate think of her and remember her often. … Continue reading

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