Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dust Bowl Daydreams

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Dust Bowl Daydreams

By Catherine Hedge I have several dear friends who are June brides or were many years ago.  It’s a lovely time to get married in Kansas.  The garden in front of my house is an explosion of blooms; gladiolas, petunias, … Continue reading

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Blogging: Opening Pandora’s Box

Blogging: Opening Pandora’s Box.

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Blogging: Opening Pandora’s Box

By Catherine Hedge When I was little, my father played Morse Code with us.  He’d say, “Dit- dit- dit- da- da –da- dit – dit –dit,” and we’d try to figure out what he meant.  He was a Navy radioman … Continue reading

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Notes From Leonard Bishop’s Class, 1977-78: The Next Two Weeks

Here are more Leonard quotes harvested from that moldering notebook I kept in his class circa 1977. For those who don’t know him, Leonard Bishop taught a novel writing workshop at UC Berkeley Extension until 1983 — he was the … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers by Bishop, Part Two

Bumper Stickers by Bishop, Part Two.

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Bumper Stickers by Bishop, Part Two

By Catherine Hedge For five days, I moped around the house, stalling.  I was stuck on my next scene for my Southern novel, Momma Liddy and Me.  I sorted my stationery collection. It goes back 15 years or more as … Continue reading

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