Author Archives: lfpbe

So Yeah – I’m Back

In own mind, I’ve never really abandoned this blog. If you want proof, I can show you months’ worth of to-do lists filled with references to posts and essays and stories I planned to write and post here. But I’ve … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back at the Hospital Ward – Day 134 of Medical Leave

I’ve been away from this blog for a good long while, although my friend Jill and I have been busy setting up, and I hope my readers here have enjoyed checking out that site. Since I last posted here, … Continue reading

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Announcing a New Arrival

Six More Weeks of Winter is pleased to announce the birth of its sister blog: This blog is a joint venture with my friend Jill and is devoted mostly to book reviews and other literary matters. Please join us – … Continue reading

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Day 110 of Medical Leave: On Which My Identity Just (poof!) Changes

Yesterday I went to an acupuncture place in San Francisco that my acupuncturist recommended (Fun fact of the day: All acupuncturists know each other. Seriously.). Because it was my first time there, I had to fill out a lot of … Continue reading

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The Time I Was Almost a Ghostwriter

In April of 2002 I was flat broke. This in itself is not news; I have often in my life been flat broke. But in April of 2002 I came to the conclusion that if I wanted to be able … Continue reading

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Is Posting From the Clouds, 36, 153 feet above Iowa

Why? Because I can.

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What a Decade Did

I was in a motel in Hamburg, Arkansas when I learned that I had been hired for my first boarding school job. It was a decade ago, almost to the day. I knew that the call was coming and checked … Continue reading

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