Monthly Archives: March 2020

SHELTERING AND THINKING

We have been “Sheltering in Place” like most Californians since we returned from Cuba earlier this week.  The word “shelter” has a very comforting sound, and we all need as much comfort as we can get in this very weird time.   … Continue reading

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DON’T TRUST ME

Do your friends trust your judgment in books?  I am often asked what I have enjoyed reading lately.  The problem is, I haven’t been enjoying many prize-winning books. I feel sad saying what no one wants to hear: “I’m reading … Continue reading

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LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE, PART II

From the archive: This week, many readers wrote to me with their own versions of what is Living Your Best Life.  Here is a sampling.  It comes as no surprise that no one’s best life includes owning a private jet … Continue reading

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Like Me!

Some things never change.  One of them is the importance of “Likes” on my Facebook author’s page.  If you haven’t already clicked “Like,” I’d be grateful if you would do so. FROM THE ARCHIVE: Time to “Like” me again. I … Continue reading

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TIME AND FRIENDS

From the archive: Nobody sees a flower, really; it is so small.We haven’t time, and to see takes time–like to have a friend takes time. —Georgia O’Keeffe In the past two weeks I have spent time with old friends and … Continue reading

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