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Advanced Planning, 1946; Image courtesy of Paul Malon on Flickr.com

On Vacation

I will be on a blogging vacation until the end of the month as I prepare  a new-to-me class I am teaching this fall.  Although I am of the generation that was told we can have and do it all, the truth of the matter is we can't have and do it all at the same time without serious risk to our health. I'll be back in a few … [Read More...]

Becalmed short story inspired by an illustration of a beatnik and a beautiful woman on a beach by Edwin Georgi, 1959.

Becalmed {Short Short Story}

  Becalmed By Lisa Colburn   “Uh-huh,” Abigail said, rolling her eyes. She’d heard it all before. Dreamily, Sam continued. “And then I’ll buy us a sailboat, one of those 30-footers, and we’ll sail around the world, just you and me. Think of it, Abby, the two of us out on the open seas.” “Uh-huh,” Abigail said, … [Read More...]

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