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Mommy, You Hurted My Penis!

It happens. When a boy is three.

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And In The Interest of Making Memories

Or making words. It's the same thing these days.

Our No Family Holidays With Family policy is breaking new ground this Thanksgiving. I need to take a trip for book research. To smell the scents. And haunt the haunted places. And tease out sounds from almost 200 years ago. Or millennia ago.

I'll take what I can get.

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Make a Memory

I'll ask this question a lot in coming weeks:

What would you do to Make a Memory?

Or maybe I need to ask it a different way. You tell me, Dear Reader.

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Meet Me at Catskill’s Magpie Bookshop This Saturday, October 18

If you or someone you know is in New York State's Hudson River Valley, please support Magpie Bookshop in Catskill. I'll be at Magpie this Saturday, October 18, from 2 - 3:30pm. Kristi Gibson, the owner, is even setting up a sheet so that I can show my Natchez Trace walk photos on a wall. We'll have wine and nibbles, and I'll give an unvarnished account of my Natchez Trace walk. (Because the blog posts were heavily varnished, people.)

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Today, This Is All I’ve Got

Yesterday was sucked into the final stages of getting Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace ready for the publisher. Today, this is all I've got.

A text from Mom.

And my reply.

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