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The Joseph Boyden Affair and the San Miguel Writers Conference.


The Joseph Boyden Affair and the San Miguel Writers Conference I just came back from the San Miguel de Allende writers conference in Mexico that the local writers group organized for the thirteenth year. As I was deeply affected by … Continue reading

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Book Reviews


Book Review Please, rate this essay with stars above. In the book publishing world book reviews seem to have taken an inordinate position in the self-publishers’ arsenal of market strategies. How else is anyone going to decide to buy this … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE–Differences between Quebec and British Columbia


The differences between British Columbia and Quebec   A few posts back I wrote about Quebec couples who are not obliged to share in their wealth, if a couple was not married and they break up. Only official marriage guaranteed … Continue reading

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Five Theses for the New Pope


REUTERS/Alessandra Tarantino/Pool Photo Credit With spoiler alert for the U-Tube video at the end…a clip from Frederico Fellini’s Roma, the movie. FIVE THESES FOR THE NEW POPE TO SAVE THE CHURCH A bit of history In the 16th century a … Continue reading

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THE VAGINA IS BACK!


  The Vagina is back!     Now that porn has come to the world and gone mainstream, with its prevalent depiction of the vagina in its video scenes as a central ‘character’ (oh, yeah, and the naked women connected … Continue reading

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San Francisco as you might not have seen it before


In 2011 I made a trip to see my friend, who was visiting her husband in San Francisco. This couple has an ingenious and original kind of marriage: they both live in separate cities, no, countries, but manage to get together frequently enough to … Continue reading

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