Monthly Archives: January 2013

Blizzards and DoodleArt

What were you doing during the winter of ’78? That might seem like an odd-ball question, but for those of us living in the Midwest, January ’78 was the year of The Great Blizzard. So we remember 🙂 Needless to … Continue reading

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More than a Cool Project

Last November I found Sam’s Bagels in Baltimore’s Federal Hill District.Sam’s is a tiny corner shop, barely enough room to squeeze around the five or six tables to get to the counter to order. The walls are warm, old brick, … Continue reading

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Worthy Books

“Worthy books are not companions – they are solitude:We lose ourselves in them and our cares.” ~ Philip James Bailey (1816-1902), Festus I love Bailey’s definition because it brings the joy of reading down to its very essence – What … Continue reading

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Meet Bob Strother and Visit Shug’s Place

Bob Strother began his career in creative writing eight years ago, and has penned more than one hundred short stories and three novels. He has received several literary awards, including the 2012 Hub City Writers/Emrys Foundation Fiction Prize.  His collection, … Continue reading

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Working in Surround Sound

It’s so nice to be back in my office! This isn’t a declaration of glee due to holiday absence. This is joy from being able to see my office floor and having space on my desk again. The floor space … Continue reading

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