Monthly Archives: January 2013

Oh, No. Sybil.

Moments after Lady Sybil Branson, nee Crawley, a main character on “Downton Abbey”, died in childbirth on Sunday night, January 27, 2013, that three word message, “Oh, no. Sybil”, appeared on the Facebook page of someone I follow.  Within minutes, … Continue reading

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This is an Experiment and you are my Guinea Pigs

Oh, I know–life is an experiment.  But this, believe me, is not that deep.  Here and now my experiment is with a new, more personal blog and with WordPress.  Some of you may know me from my other blog, Ramona’s … Continue reading

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A case against using your Blog as a Journal

I love reading the diaries and journals of famous writers and artists. My interest in how they think, and thus create, borders on the obsessive. I want to know how they did it so I can do it that way, … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Beauty

(This is a post I wrote a few years ago, when we were in a throes of a devastating family crisis. (Now, thankfully, behind us.) It was first published on my blog, Cabin and Camp. ) It’s early morning and … Continue reading

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