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There is no frigate like a book

In New York City history, The Virgin Cure, the writing life by ami4 Comments

  There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. – Emily Dickinson Libraries hold a special place in my heart. The public library in my hometown of Lebanon, Indiana was the place I spent most Saturday mornings as a child. My mom would drop me off on …

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Dear Cookie

In the writing life by ami15 Comments

Dear Cookie, I’m sorry. Your husband put me up to it. He said it was for your own good. Please forgive me. During the first part of December, I made several appearances at bookstores and malls in Nova Scotia. My last obligation of the season took me to the Chapters store in Dartmouth, where I sat for a couple of …