Monthly Archives: October 2014

Thanks for the Life of Galway Kinnell, a Wonderful Teacher and Poet

I met Galway thirty years ago and was his appreciative student for at least forty workshops and lectures, including some intimate weekends down in Carmel. He brought an innovative technique to the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, where he was the Director of the … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s Women Problem (from Atlantic)

I just had to post this if only for this quote: “a Saudi cleric issued this doozy of a statement in which he warned that driving has a “physiological impact on women and could affect her ovaries and push the … Continue reading

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Maybe writing ain’t all that bad for us . . .

Once in a great while an article comes along that may make my proclivities, and those of many of my friends, not seem as self-defeating as previously thought.  Here is such an article: http://mic.com/articles/98348/science-shows-writers-have-a-serious-advantage-over-the-rest-of-us

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