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I Must Be Getting Old

Originally posted on Jan Morrill Writes:
When I published my last couple of blog posts, I noticed that WordPress had made a HUGE change. For anyone who currently has a WordPress blog, I’m sure you already know what I’m talking…

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One Question – My Experiment

Originally posted on Jan Morrill Writes:
Recently, after a couple of Zoom conversations with my friend, Kathleen Rodgers, I thought it might be fun to record conversations with author friends about their thoughts on writing and their recent work or…

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Farewell to the Grumpy Cat Who Loved the Best She Could

Originally posted on Jan Morrill Writes:
Malika, 2010-2020 Yesterday evening, as I began to prepare dinner, I heard Steve call, “Jan,” kind of soft, kind of panicked. In that one short word, I knew something was wrong. I hurried from…

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Empathy – A Cure for Our Ills

Originally posted on Jan Morrill Writes:
What makes you love a book? For me, it’s the author’s ability to draw me into the character. If I can sink into a character’s mind and see the world through her eyes, feel…

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Liminal Spaces

Originally posted on Jan Morrill Writes:
“Liminal” is a derivation of  the Latin word limens, which translated, means threshold. The Coronavirus has brought us to one of most visible thresholds I can recall in my life. There are some wonderful…

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Home Alone

Originally posted on Jan Morrill Writes:
What are you doing with your time while at home during this pandemic? Working? Perusing social media? Watching the news? Reading? Binge-watching favorite series and movies? Since I’m not set up to work from…

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The Crack and the Light at Highland Park High School

Originally posted on THE RED KIMONO:
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” ~~Leonard Cohen On Friday, I was honored to participate in the Highland Park Literary Festival. I was first greeted by several parents…

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