Author Archives: Ellen

Book Signing in the Northwoods

All the blood tests and the CAT scan came back negative for residual infection, so I’m good for the knee replacement – but I don’t want to undergo the surgery until I can’t bear the pain and complications to my … Continue reading

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Appearance on Saturday

Saturday, June 17, from ten to two, Ellen and I will be in Remer, MN, for a talk/signing/book sale with other Minnesota authors.  Remer, some of you may remember, was the setting for my book, Buttons and Bones.  More details … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

I had an exciting and varied Sunday. First, it was my Sunday to make the coffee for after the 8 o’clock service at St. George’s, so I got there about 7:25 under a lowering sky. My partner in this endeavor … Continue reading

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It’s Alive!

It’s alive! It’s alive! My muse is struggling to her feet. I’ve finished the re-write of Chapter One of Tying the Knot and begun Chapter Two. Exciting!

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Glory!

My muse is stirring! I have gone back to the start of Tying the Knot, and am actually working on it. Giant flaws, invisible to me in the darkness of writers’ block, are suddenly clear, and I am actually taking … Continue reading

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Bunny

The slow-motion demolition of The Club Room is underweigh.  (And yes, it’s “underweigh,” as in anchors aweigh!) The owner is retiring because of illness and everything in the store is half off. I picked up an adorable hand-painted canvas of … Continue reading

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Watermelon, Geraniums, and Rectors

I love watermelon – but not twenty-first-century watermelon. The current variety, the seedless – also seems to be increasingly tasteless. I bought one on my grocery shopping trip yesterday. I looked for the seeded kind but the only variety offered … Continue reading

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