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Something Cool for Teresita Fans

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My friend Sue Myal's company in Tucson made amazing Teresita Christmas ornaments last year to go with the release of the hardcover. If you haven't seen them, you're missing something special.

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Naperville Nature Alert

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March Madness on the giant screen was interrupted today by a family of wild turkeys inspecting my garden.

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The Wastelander's Notebook, Vol. 3

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I told the writing workshop: "I'm not a professor. I didn't come here to be a teacher. I'm a writer. Look--I live in a world above the ground. It's a forest canopy full of orchids.

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My Wandering Ways III

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I sometimes have to tell starting writers what it costs to write. I have to rejoice in the rwards, of course--who could fail to love postings on the blog or emails from readers?

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The Wastelander's Notebook, Vol. 2

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All summer
she brought me gardens
in her dress.

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The Wastelander's Notebook, Vol. 1

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Homer Hogan's out of date and out of print Dictionary of Modern American Synonyms ($1.75! Published in 1959!) lists the word "wastelander" as a synonym for "writer." Don't you love it?

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Wandering Ways III

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If I were to fall in love with Chicago, it would be on Ogden Avenue. Ol' Route 66. Launch pad of a thousand journeys, garden of a million dreams.

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