February 14th, 2010

So, it’s Sunday morning and CBS Sunday Morning just did a feature on Susan Boyle. And damned if that number isn’t featured prominently: 47. Her age.  My age. Middle-age. I was an unrepentant weeper when she made her debut.  I watched the thing oh, I don’t know, maybe thirty times.  (Maybe 47 times?)  I read […]

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February 3rd, 2010

So, I am teaching a class in writing Short Fiction at Bryn Mawr College this semester.  (An aside: I like beginning blog posts with “so” it somehow makes me feel less as though I am WRITING.) So, as luck would have it – thank you,luck – this class is made up of exactly the kind […]

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