Take a closer look

  A new goal for this week: look closer, dig deeper, find the details. When you’re not working on a big project (like a novel or a collection of poems), it can be difficult to get to the page and write something imaginative.  But sometimes even the most prosaic of situations or items can contain […]

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Travel Memories

Bulldogs And My Grandmother’s Ghost By Elizabeth Cutright To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world.  You are surrounded by adventure.  You have no idea what is in store for you, but you will, if you are wise and know the art of travel, let […]

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Celebrate Weirdness

The Bats of Old Jaffa It was midway through our evening – after we’d already strolled along the Tel Aviv waterfront at sunset and scrambled up the slightly steep, definitely historic, steps to the peak of Jaffa – when we were introduced to the bats of the old city.  The sound hit us first: a […]

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