Month: April 2012

Exploring the Past

A few months ago, my father came across some boxes of old papers and photographs that my grandfather (his father) had kept. My grandmother and my aunt came over to my parents’ house, and we all spent a few great hours going through the materials packed away in these boxes, with nothing younger than 50

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84, Charing Cross Road

84, Charing Cross Road has to be one of the most delightful books I have ever read! Why did it take me so long to pick it up? It’s only been sitting on my Goodreads ‘to-read’ list forever! While the author is technically Helene Hanff, the book is actually a collection of letters she wrote

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The Difference a Day Makes

In the past two days, I have had two conversations about the importance of an online presence as a sort of ongoing resume or CV – particularly for people, like me, who are interested in careers in the writing or social media worlds. I figure that must be some sort of sign, and I’m taking

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