Category Archives: journal

A picture paints a thousand words – a memoir of travel and art

Memories can be captured in art as well as words. Sophie Binder is a freelance designer/illustrator who left her job and home in St. Louis, Missouri, to go on a solo bicycle trip around the world. Fourteen months and 14,000 … Continue reading

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Letters From the Other Side of Haiti

Jillayna Adamson was doing a booksigning at the Book House, a charismatic 150-year-old Gothic Revival house in Rock Hill (St. Louis), Missouri, that is literally stuffed with new and used books. The book store was recently served an eviction notice … Continue reading

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Eighteen Months to Live by Rachele Baker – the gift of a journal

Journal entries are not memoir. At least, not usually.  Rachele Baker, however, took her mother’s end-of-life journal and turned it word-for-word into a book, with just a few notes of explanation here and there and some letters her mother wrote … Continue reading

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