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It's not about me, remember?

Remission?

I have Multiple Sclerosis. Not surprising. I’m writing a blog partially dedicated to the topic. The one thing we know for sure about MS is that no one knows anything for sure about MS. (Thus, the reason I call it … Continue reading

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“A Song in the Storm” is here!

Originally posted on Scribbling in the Sand:
As threatened, er, I mean, promised, my new book is finally available. The story follows a young woman living in Lucca, Italy, in 1924. Gifted with a magnificent singing voice, she is on…

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The Square Wheelers ride again!

If you’re reading this blog, you have at least a passing interest in Multiple Sclerosis. (Unless you’re one of those mercenaries who are simply “expanding your network”.) And if you have an interest in MS, you have far more than … Continue reading

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A lasting image

[Yet another brief post to accommodate the craziness in my life this week: getting a book released and hosting the annual trivia fundraiser.] I recently read a very good book by a very good writer, “Vanishing Grace” by Philip Yancey. … Continue reading

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Why I hang out with people with MS

It’s way cool to hang out with people with MS. There’s no others like them. You might think there are cooler people to hang out with. Wrong. Athletes? Nope. Movie stars, musicians, writers? Uh-uh. Politicians? You’re kidding, right? You won’t … Continue reading

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Sweet Charity

In the spirit of making the most of my limited time and energy during this, the most harried stretch of months on my calendar in any given year, I present sweet, simple advice on international aid. When people learn of … Continue reading

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Thoughts while a book simmers

Coming down to the end game of my next book, the blog drops in priority. Thus a list of disconnected thoughts that have kept me up nights. (I apologize in advance if any of these has appeared in another post … Continue reading

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