Monthly Archives: May 2020

#242–Besides books, I now have cards . . .

This is very exciting for me. I now have a line of three cards, all concerning the Coronavirus situation. I call it The Corona Series. They will be for sale at Backstreet Gallery in Florence when it reopens in mid-June … Continue reading

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#241–Rhodies, glorious rhodies . . .

I live in rhododendron country, where this time of year the undergrowth is filled with the pink blossoms of the wild rhodies. The acid soil, mild temps, and plenty of rain are exactly what they thrive on. And in people’s … Continue reading

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#240–In praise of rest stops . . .

For the past 18 years, I’ve spent a couple of weeks of April and the first part of May in California visiting family and friends. In order to see everybody that I want to see, I drive. But this year, … Continue reading

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#239–Some assembly required . . .

When it took almost 5 minutes to saw through one end of the box with my knife just to get the blankety-blank thing open, I figured the whole project would be difficult. With one end open, I couldn’t budge a … Continue reading

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#238–Books by locals worth checking out . . .

Last week, I used my story of going from my best year in 2019 to my absolute worst with no sales since March 1 as an example of how many local authors are being affected by the shutdown due to … Continue reading

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