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Snake Love

We found this snake. Sunning itself on the rocks of our driveway, just beside a black raspberry bush. It was the biggest garter snake I’ve ever seen. So cool! (For those of use who love snakes, of course, which is…

Loving

About Writing: * The evolution of a novel from first draft to final is amazing. How much more complete it is, rounded, intertwined.  * The accidental perfect turn of phrase–like a moment of brilliance.  * How, even when I think…

Berry Fever

The very end of June and beginning of July is berry picking season at my house. Black raspberries, a.k.a. black caps. They grow abundantly around our yard. Which makes for very happy children, snacking on berries all day long as…

Ode to Summer

So, I’m neck deep in revising my fourth draft, feeling terribly clever at times and like I’m missing some brain cells at others. It feels like it’s going s-l-o-w, like I don’t get enough time to work on it. That’s…