Author Archives: Lorraine

My back deck

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Rediscovering the lost art of asking for directions

Modern GPS may be handy, but it can’t match the experience of meeting the locals Originally published June 26, 2017 It was once just the stereotypical domain of men to never, ever ask for directions. I know this is at … Continue reading

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Wanna read something cool?

Read this. You’re welcome. Oh, and hi. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Pin it on pinterest Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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I love this

Some days are just a little tougher to get through than others…I loooove this ten hour ambient noise video from my editor (who is suffering along with me; last week he sent me kitten videos because commenters were being so … Continue reading

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…and back!

It was amazing. I overwork that word a lot, but it truly was. I’m grateful for all the encouragement I got – even Roz managed to keep her “oh, geez, why is she doing this?” under control, and the offers … Continue reading

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Boston bound…

…to march. I wanted to go to Washington, but by the time I realized it, it was too late to secure a bus pass and get close to the heart of the action. So instead, I’m cruising through New Hampshire … Continue reading

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My Christmas gift from the kids

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Me, Denningers, and a little old man

I was in Denningers yesterday, lining up as I do every year to get Pa sausage. It’s Westfalia garlic sausage, something that has graced Sommerfeld Christmas breakfast tables since I can remember. The kids called my Dad “Pa”, hence, Pa … Continue reading

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Holiday rerun

This was first published in the Toronto Star, Christmas, 2007. “When I grow up, I’m gonna be so rich I’ll be able to just buy the best Christmas tree there is,” I fumed, trudging along in snow past my knees, … Continue reading

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Off my feed

Been trying to work today, and it’s just not working. I have a bunch of stuff in the starting gate, and my new, overarching pet project that *should* be getting priority. It’s just not happening. Warning: rant ahead. There are … Continue reading

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