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"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Purple Bearded Irises — Close Up and (Very) Personal

There’s a heck of a lot of erotica going on inside an iris blossom. Stamen. Pistel. Haft. Falls and standards. Claws. And, of course, those fuzzy, caterpillar-like beards.


Book Openers: Memoiring in the Mountains with the Bestselling Jasmin Darznik

I first met Jasmin Darznik back in 2006, and right away she presented a problem. We were in the same nonfiction writing workshop at Squaw Valley and I didn’t know what to say about her manuscript.


Why I Can’t Write My Memoir — Not the Part About My Mom Anyway

Driving home the other day from just one of countless visits to my mom at the hospital, I had to ask myself , why aren’t I writing about her?