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The Joy of Audiobooks

The Joy of Audiobooks by Vaughn Treude When I was a teenager, I had a blind friend who listened to books on vinyl records. At the time, it never occurred to me that these could also be good for sighted … Continue reading

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Dr. Peggy Whitson, Astronaut

Dr. Peggy Whitson, Astronaut By C. K. Thomas Remember her and her historic accomplishment: on April 24, 2017, Peggy Whitson set a more than 534-day record for the most days ever spent in space by a NASA astronaut! It’s also … Continue reading

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Santa, Please Give Me Less Digital Stuff for Christmas!

Santa, Please Give Me Less Digital Stuff for Christmas! by Jack Dermody Once upon a time, like in the eighties, we all went gaga over computers. I couldn’t get over how easy it was to be a writer. No more … Continue reading

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Places and Practices Forgotten

Places and Practices Forgotten by C.K. Thomas Over the years as I’ve traveled, I’ve kept a file of photos I call “Forgotten Places.” It’s full of scenes of things long forgotten and left in ruin: a picnic table in a … Continue reading

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The Undeterred Writer Isabella Bird

The Undeterred Writer Isabella Bird by Lesley Sudders What if (those magic words!) you couldn’t write because your technology didn’t work? A power outage, you can’t remember where you stashed Mom’s ancient Royal that is nearly museum-quality. Or, if you … Continue reading

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