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Writing Sanctuary at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

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Originally posted on Brenda Sutton Rose:
The ferry chugged from the mainland toward Martha’s Vineyard. Seduced by a cool breeze and sunlight refracting off the water, I stood on the deck, facing my destination, blurry and indistinct in the distance.…

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The Brick City – Benton Park

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Originally posted on Brick and Stone: Architecture and Preservation:
Let’s start this blog post with a catastrophe! On May 17, 1849, a fire broke out on the steamboat “The White Cloud” docked at the St. Louis levee. The city was crowded with…

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The View From the Observation Car

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Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
I enjoy train travel. There, I said it for all the world to see. For some reason there is a lot of complaining and ill-will directed toward train travel and especially Amtrak, the only…

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In Praise of Old Hotels – Las Vegas, New Mexico

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Originally posted on Brick and Stone: Architecture and Preservation:
I stopped off in Las Vegas, New Mexico, on the way home from a short visit with friends in Colorado Springs. I didn’t know much about Las Vegas. My only experience…

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Among the Ancients – Acoma

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Originally posted on Brick and Stone: Architecture and Preservation:
? Acoma Pueblo — “The Sky City” — is possibly the longest occupied place in America. There are other contenders, Taos Pueblo up north or the Hopi pueblos over in Arizona…

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60 Feet Square

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Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
It is cool and a little damp which is odd being that this is a desert. Our windy season is mostly over but the temperature has dropped and we have had a few rainy…

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Cowboy Justice: A Review

Originally posted on The Pedometer Geek's Book Review:
One of the latest Advance Reader Copies (ARC) that I received as a Goodreads giveaway is Melissa Cutler’s Cowboy Justice. I finally had the chance to read it and this is…

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The Mad Angler Poems – trout, ink and paper

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Originally posted on Deep Wood Press – Chad Pastotnik:
I’m happy to announce the arrival of The Mad Angler Poems, the latest book of verse by Michael Delp produced here at Deep Wood Press. Twenty four poems accompanied by 5…

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