Yeah, that lasted, didn’t it?

I know, I know. I said I was not going to post for a while. Technically, as I didn't define "a while", I didn't lie. But getting back to blogging so soon certainly wasn't the plan. I found I miss blogging. While my newsletters are all about current books, here on the blog I can

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My Life – Redux

Canmore, in the Canadian Rockies, the location of the wedding. It was the first time my mother has ever seen snow. So you might have noticed a little pause in blog posts this last week. That was the sound of my life catching up with me. I’ve been sewing dresses for weddings, attending

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My Life – Working Notes: July 8 2013

I'm pretty handy with a computer, but this weekend was a new adventure.  My old desktop -- "old" being four years old, which is ancient in computer terms -- anyway, the desktop recently blew a gasket:  One of the 500Gb hard drives curled up its toes and died. That left 500Gb of storage left, of

Photos of the Damned

Passport photos.  Ugh.  Have you ever seen good ones?  Even beautiful people are reduced to ugly on the details page of their passport.  And no, you're not getting to see mine. <shudder>  I realize why you're not allowed to smile in them (have you ever smiled at an Immigration Officer?), but for some reason, authorities