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Susan Albert
I'm a full-time writer who enjoys gardening, fiber arts, family, and living in the country.
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Typepad HTML Email As a potter (well, former potter), Ive been intrigued by that black-on-black pottery and was interested to learn how it was developed. Happy 4th weekend to you, too, Linda!
Toggle Commented Jul 3, 2017 on Sunflowers: In Bloom This Week at Lifescapes
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Thanks, Linda Gail. Wonder what Mr. Moss would have said about it. Remember his American History classes?
Toggle Commented May 24, 2017 on In bloom this week: Chaste tree at Lifescapes
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Wow--what a compliment! Thanks. I'm a huge Cadfael fan, too. And I loved Derek Jacobi in the ITV series.
Toggle Commented May 24, 2017 on In bloom this week: Chaste tree at Lifescapes
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Thank you! I love the mountains, but Texas is home.
Toggle Commented May 24, 2017 on In bloom this week: Chaste tree at Lifescapes
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I'm enjoying my visit back to Darling, Linda. The ladies there tell me that the only time anything unusual happens is when I'm there--hope I don't wear out my welcome!
Toggle Commented May 1, 2017 on Get-Away Time: Coyote Ridge at Lifescapes
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It's hard not to be disheartened, but we just have to do the best we can to defend what we believe in, whether it's protesting or donating or volunteering. Appreciate your support of the Dahlias!
Toggle Commented Apr 16, 2017 on In bloom this week: pecan trees at Lifescapes
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Thanks for your comment, Ann--love keeping busy.
Toggle Commented Apr 16, 2017 on In bloom this week: pecan trees at Lifescapes
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Linda, I love that North Country landscape, too. Maybe I'll do a novella in that series--just to get away from our dark, dark world!
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No answers, I'm afraid. Just more questions: such as, what will it take to get through 4 years of this? Even if Trump were impeached, Pence is an ideologue. God help us.
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Ann, yes, the bluebonnets will likely be gone in May--but if you can, put Wildseed Farms on your schedule for the LifeLines weekend. Their fields will be red and yellow by that time, and gorgeous!
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That's the hell of it, isn't it, CatBookMom? That so many Americans accepted his claims so uncritically--they just lunged at his bait, swallowed it, and now we're all hooked. Thanks for the Atwood link!
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Thank you, Donna. The book wasn't easy to write; the subject was difficult and hard to balance. The recognition is a joy.
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Thanks, Teresa--it's a tough competition, so I'm very pleased.
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I join you in your hope, Reina--just wish I were more optimistic. I'm afraid it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2017 on Spring @MeadowKnoll at Lifescapes
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Thanks, Annie. I'm rereading them now and liking them--more than I did when I was writing them. They're "ensemble" books, which is part of their interest, I think.
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2017 on Spring @MeadowKnoll at Lifescapes
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Thanks--those pages are woefully out of date. We'll just take them down.
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2017 on Spring @MeadowKnoll at Lifescapes
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Mmm... Lots of wild things went on at Berkeley in the years I was there, but the only Saturday Night Massacre I can remember is this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturday_Night_Massacre You're thinking of something else?
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2017 on Bald Cypress on Pecan Creek at Lifescapes
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Thanks, Becky. Looks like that's correct. I'll post it.
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2017 on Twitter Chat Tomorrow! at Lifescapes
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Can't you enter from that page, Pat? It's right below the book description. Under WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK.
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2017 on Goodreads Giveaway! at Lifescapes
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J. Kocher, here is the NetGalley link: https://www.netgalley.com/widget/open?widget_id=104464_64500_1483640363586e8e2b549a5_9780989203593_US
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2017 on Looking Ahead: 2017 at Lifescapes
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Thank you, Filkferengi!
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2017 on Looking Ahead: 2017 at Lifescapes
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Yes, it's very hard to find the right place/way to effectively express our anger and resistance, Deb. I'm having the same struggle. Words aren't enough.
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2017 on Looking Ahead: 2017 at Lifescapes
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She would have been horrified by the invasion--but not surprised. She understood that Iraq's oil is a target for colonial powers. And of course dismayed at the looting of the museum she created and loved.
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2017 on Looking Ahead: 2017 at Lifescapes
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Sorry--thought I replied to this! The file went to NetGalley before Xmas. I'm told the problem is on their end--supposed to be working on it.
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2017 on Looking Ahead: 2017 at Lifescapes
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Thanks, TLynn. Yes, sad. Hard to find a positive way to look at the news these days.
Toggle Commented Dec 20, 2016 on Snow in the Mountains at Lifescapes
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