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#185–5th Annual FFOB, a grand time . . .

  The weather was great, and we had good crowds both days. Mostly, we were relieved that we had about 50 at the Publisher’s Panel Friday afternoon and slightly more than 100 to see and hear Jane Kirkpatrick deliver her … Continue reading

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#158–Change of plans . . .

  First of all, this post was going to be about the 4th Annual Florence Festival of Books with a note at the end saying that I was taking a five-week break because I was going to be away. I … Continue reading

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#157–Nothing is ever as easy as you think . . .

  A week ago last Wednesday, we did table assignments for the Florence Festival of Books, and we thought (silly us) that was the way it was going to be. We had a week until we had to have the … Continue reading

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#125–Florence’s Winter Folk Festival . . .

For the 12th year in a row, the Winter Folk Festival has filled the town with musicians from throughout the Northwest and attendees from all over Oregon. There are six concerts on Saturday and four on Sunday, which are officially … Continue reading

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#118–What a difference a week makes . . .

The weekend before last was the Florence Festival of Books held on the stormiest day in a couple of years. And this past weekend was my garage sale held on such a glorious warm and sunny weekend that I needed … Continue reading

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#117–3rd Florence Festival of Books . . .

The big day, Saturday September 28, finally arrived and so did a big storm––a really big storm. Obviously, I forgot to memo Mother Nature. Of the 91 participants, seven cancelled at the last moment due to the weather. For the … Continue reading

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#97–It’s so cool . . .

  The coast is a cool place to live in every sense, including temperatures. I’ve just returned from 3 ½ weeks in California where the last two weeks were in the 90s nearly every day. So coming into Florence with … Continue reading

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#96–An author’s life . . .

Note: Next post will be May 10. Writing is only part of an author’s life. I have been trying to find time to get my third book ready, and no luck. Here is a sample of everything that got in … Continue reading

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#91–Sometimes it’s so easy . . .

I tell people that I sell books because I work at it, but sometimes it’s so easy, there’s no work involved at all. Here are some examples from the past few weeks. The Crossings Guide to Oregon’s Coastal Spans arrived … Continue reading

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#85–Favorable responses . . .

“What a good idea!” “I like it!” “What a great cover!” These are just a sample of the initial responses to The Crossings Guide to Oregon’s Coastal Spans. I’m still floating! I saw a friend at a concert at the … Continue reading

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