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Coffee is Cheaper Than Therapy – no-stress life writing

Life writing does not have to be complicated. Ann Conklin Unruh wrote a booklet of short musings and advice based on regular chats with a good friend over coffee dates. Coffee is Cheaper than Therapy—true!, and it’s a lot easier … Continue reading

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Memoir as homespun fun and history

In a Facebook group, I discovered Rolland Love and his memoir, Born Dead on a Winter’s Night. How can you not want to check out a book with that title! Inside, I found delightful tales of growing up in the … Continue reading

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Border Crossing: Learning other perspectives from memoir

Recently, I came across an article about people protesting Francisco Cantu and his memoir of four years as a border patrol agent working the Arizona-New Mexico-Texas deserts. The people being nasty on Twitter and shouting during his book store events … Continue reading

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