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Always a Marine

Married to a Marine who fought in Vietnam, for years and years my writing stayed away from post-traumatic stress, war trauma.  Or so I thought. Honestly I didn’t even notice I’d included a combat vet in each of my novels … Continue reading

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Perspective

Have you ever stood really close to a great work of art?  Your nose practically touches the canvas.  The smell of the pigment makes the little hairs in your nose itch. The click of hard-soled shoes on granite tiles tips … Continue reading

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Ex-pat Adventures

  I’ve lived outside the country of my birth for about twelve of my sixty-two years.  My first husband, the dad of my boys, received his draft notice on our wedding day.  You might say that kicked my expat-tendencies off … Continue reading

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