What you think you know…

My mom (NOT pictured here) was a seamstress. Maybe that’s too fancy a word: simply, she sewed. She made curtains and culottes, quilts and embroidery and all my costumes. She made suits and ready-to-wear fashion for herself and did prom dresses and wedding gowns for me and my cousins. She did not always know how…

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Back in the Saddle

New job, happy life, more obligations, more service, a quick surgery and a desperate hunt for a new place that can house a zoo have all left me sadly away from the keyboard for pleasure. Sure, friends may complain that I’ve written far too many a novel to them via Gmail, but in reality, the…

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Learning to Learn

As part of my work duties, I was sent to photograph our representatives at the local 4th Street Forum panel debate. The debate is filmed and later broadcast on public television. Locally, it’s a pretty recognized event and on this day, the topic was one of a series on education. I was asked three times…

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