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David Lebovitz, an American baker living in Paris, posted this morning on his FB page about the Borders book store closing. There is no doubt about it: this latest development in how the book industry is dealing with the challenges of digital verses dead trees is a...read more
My last post here was about how I perceived the movement of cultural anchors in my life. From my point of view, they were either being hoisted or relocated: some gone, some moved. There were enough of them moving around the first time I posted that I felt it was...read more
When I got my Bachelors degree at 50, one of my final projects was a photo essay called: “story-telling itself.” I believe that stories tell themselves when we get out of the way and let them flow. Recently, I have been keeping track of this particular...read more
I decided to move to Portland, OR after a wonderful visit in 2004. I fell in love with the Pacific Northwest and Portland, in particular. A friend of mine suggested that I come and visit after a conference I was attending in Denver. Because Denver is much closer to...read more