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A book club for the books…

Birds of a feather, read together. Photo by Brian D. Tucker I love book clubs. Connecting…
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Playing with your own clay…

Printed in the Humm, Art, Entertainment & Ideas in the Ottawa Valley, February 2017
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Writescape Top Drawer Guest Blog

Read, Gift: A Writer's Space here. To borrow on Emily Dickinson, Hope is a thing with feather…
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Seize the clay!

The secret of a fabulous life is to live imperfectly with great delight. I've been playing with this quote in my…
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Celebrating International Women’s Day

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Clay Women

I love men. Especially the one travelling with me. He's been my driver, Sherpa, therapist, photographer, promoter and the one…
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Clay People

Visiting new places is fun. Seeing your book on the shelves of every bookstore you visit is spectacular, especially when it's on…
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When this writer has no words… Jasper sends flowers.

“Thank you,” is too ordinary. “I’m grateful,” is too small… Words are inadequate to express how much I appreciate the…
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My Manifesto

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What’s in my head…

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A favoured quote…

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Out of clutter find simplicity…

Years ago I received a bumper sticker, 'creative people live in messy houses'. I promptly lost it somewhere in my…
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Singing in the lifeboat

Facebook poked me yesterday, pointing out that it's been 18 days since my last post. Does anyone know of an app…
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Wabi Sabi

From the title of my book, The Clay GirI, one might safely assume I have a thing for pottery. I…
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Swimming Upstream

Most days I take a hike by the river. At this time of year the salmon are returning home. Their…
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Girl Meets Boy

Summer, 1978. Boy can sing. Girl plays the flute. Making music for a wedding brings them together. Girl thinks: he's smart and funny and…
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