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So before departing for India I’m sleeping extra, packing thoughtfully, and making sure the details of my life are in perfect order before leaving for a month. Right? Wrong. I am spending a wonderful few days with Elizabeth Gilbert—Eat, Pray, … Continue reading

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School for Moms

Proposed curriculum for Mom School: *Teach how to take the seeds out of an apple without cutting your fingers *How to be patient, most of the time. *How to get a kid to do things she doesn’t want to do. … Continue reading

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“The Age of Miracles”

Unruly writers are drawn to fiction because with a magic wand, or a few keyboard strokes, you can make amazing things happen. But if you want to hang onto your reader you can’t do that. A writing professor once told … Continue reading

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Nora

I’ve always wanted to be Nora Ephron when I grow up. Back in the ‘70s I read her column in Esquire, when Esquire was THE hot magazine. Whipped to her column first thing. Nora Ephron was wise and funny in … Continue reading

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