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In the Mood for Nonfiction

I’ve been reading lots of nonfiction lately – much more than usual. I’m actively involved in all four of these, though it’s been longer than I’d like to admit since I’ve dipped into Lit Up. My goal is to review … Continue reading

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Greetings from Carson City

Last night, Jill and I saw As You Like It at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor on Lake Tahoe’s eastern shore. The play was updated and set in the early 20th century, and I liked it quite … Continue reading

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Autobiography, Day 1

So I have a new project, sort of. I’ve been thinking about all the notes I’ve written in my books over the years. For the most part, my well-annotated books are the ones from which I’ve taught, and my favorites … Continue reading

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It’s been a long day….

But Bethany and I didn’t want to leave our loyal readers hanging.  Neither of us has an actual post ready to go for tonight, but I thought I’d share some more pictures from my recent trip to Yosemite.  Because who … Continue reading

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Bookcase Art, Memories, and Orange Leaves

I’m not sure I’ve been holding up my end of the post-every-day bargain (and Jill will be happy to remind me that I was the one who suggested extending the challenge for another month). But the fact is, I have … Continue reading

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How Yosemite saved my life (and then tried to kill me last week)

As I mentioned, last weekend I went to Yosemite National Park.  I go at the same time every year for a veterinary conference.  It doesn’t matter who is speaking.  In fact, it could be the most boring topic on earth … Continue reading

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So today sucked. Here’s why.

Today sucked because in two days I get to be here.  And I need a vacation.  I have some plans to wax philosophical on the blog about my relationship with Yosemite, but I’m not sure it’s going to happen.  I … Continue reading

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Exhausted

I just got home from the last day of my four-day writing workshop, and this time I don’t even have any bookstore photos or vague generalizations about my native city to share with you. I am spent – in a … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day from PfP

Those of you who know us in “real life,” or even via Facebook, know that Bethany got some bad news about her wonderful kitty, Emma, today.  Don’t worry, Emma is okay, but she may need surgery.  Needless to say, Bethany … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Bethany!!

Here we are in line for possibly It’s a Small World at Disneyland in June, 1993, a mere months away from the beginning of our senior year of high school and the beginning of AP English.  We went with our … Continue reading

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