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for: ‘March, 2009’

All Things Considered Interview & 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Today, Minnesota Public Radio’s All Things Considered aired my Eve interview.  I’ve placed it on my Media Page, so you can take a listen. To celebrate, Liliana and I made 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake.  Have you heard of this?  My friend Clare sent me the recipe right before we were to leave for Hawaii, thinking […]

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Planting Questions in Story

Working out personal questions of faith within a novel might not be the best thing; however, it works for me.  [Two novels I’ve discussed within these pages, of course, that attempt to do the same thing are Mary Doria Russell’s The Sparrow and The Children of God, both of the science fiction genre, which I […]

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Loving a Child

My friend Kelly (as well as others of you who gave excellent examples!) posed a good question in the comment section of my Sunday’s post.  Sunday’s post was about eliminating those awful voices in your head, that tell you how to behave and what to say, when you know in your heart that they’re ridiculous […]

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Kudos to Libraries Everywhere

I’m reading at the Rochester Art Center this Thursday night at 7 pm, as a part of their Free Thursdays, and again at the Rochester Public Library, as part of their Coffee House Author Series, on Sunday the 29th at 2 pm.  If you’re around…and interested, join me in discussing Eve! John from the Rochester […]

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Eradicating the Voices in Your Head

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, I’m smitten with the fact that my daughter, at her current age anyway, is oblivious of what’s cool or what’s hip.  Those words have not wheedled their way into her vocabulary (or her wardrobe).  In fact, she wore her play bubble-gum-pink tutu out the other day (oh, with […]

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