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Creative Cognoscente Interview: Tara Sophia Mohr

Thus beginneth a new feature, the Creative Cognoscente Interviews.  For the record, Cognoscente is pronounced kon-yuh-shen-tee, and it means: persons who have superior knowledge and understanding of a particular field… Nobody better fits that definition than Tara Sophia Mohr, whose interview kicks off this new series.   I'm not sure how I first stumbled on […]

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Vow to Poetry

I named this post after a book.  It sat on my bookshelf for years, but I think I finally sold it in one of my fits of purging.  I loved the title of the book, maybe because people don't vow much any more and we probably should, but I never could get into the book. […]

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Stepping Up

Stop the presses for this news flash. I've been watching TV. Specifically, the Olympics.  I often write about what a time waster watching TV is and I truly don't watch much of it myself, except, for reasons inexplicable to me, American Idol.  But one thing I love is the Olympics, specifically, the winter Olympics.  So […]

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Why Writing is like Drawing

I'm working on becoming a better observer. Generally, I go about my business, I travel, I write in my journal about my experiences, and those jottings are too often self-absorbed treatises on what I'm feeling.  I like this, I don't like that, I feel so fabulous this morning or life sucks, blah, blah, blah, endless […]

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