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#52snapshots–Weeks 51-52

This is the final week of my year-long exploration into #52snapshots. In the 52 weeks of 2021, I’ve written 23 essays, sent out nine, and saw the publication of three. I have much revision to do in 2022. Because these … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 8, 2021

Some very quick things: I’m very much enjoying the new issue of the Jewish Book Council’s Paper Brigade literary journal. I had no idea Bambi was really an allegory about antisemitism. Or about the first female Jewish rabbi, who was … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 45

I’ve been reading a book my twin sister sent me about developing a shift in mindset for weight loss. One chapter struck me. It dealt with leveraging strengths. Years ago, when I was a director of marketing in Corporate America, … Continue reading

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#52snapshots–Week 18

I did indeed write about my mother’s maternal grandmother, Esther Toby Drewno Entel, last week. She had little footprint in Poland and later in America. There are no photos of her. When I asked cousins what stories they’d been told, … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: For two weeks now I have set aside an hour on Fridays to engage in collage. For me, it’s a good way to end the week and get into a different headspace for Shabbos. My … Continue reading

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Thursday Links

Here are this week’s links: From the Jewish Literary Journal: “The Klezmer Clarinet” by Mel Goldberg From Creative Nonfiction: More craft webinars to come From Allison K. Williams: The Year of the Writer  From Jane Friedman: Upcoming online classes, reasonably priced … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things: I had grand plans to work on my genealogical memoir by taking a Creative Nonfiction advanced memoir class. But that was before the semester started. I just can’t get into my personal writing space at the moment … Continue reading

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