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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

The Story

When I first told Scott Landfield about my book, A Place of Her Own, about my great-great-grandmother Martha, he suggested I contact Randi Bjornstad from the Eugene Register-Guard. As proprietor of Tsunami Books in Eugene, Scott keeps tabs on the book scene in Lane County. Following his advice I asked my publicist from Globe Pequot …

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Story in Tomorrow’s Register Guard

Check out the Sunday Eugene Register-Guard tomorrow morning. They’re doing a big story on my book and me. More information later. COMMENT

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Last June Event

One more signing coming up for June. I’ll be at V.W. Books in Roseburg in the Garden Valley Shopping Center–on your left as you drive into the center, a few doors before Jo-Ann’s–Sunday afternoon, June 29, from 2 to 4. A nice young couple runs this bookstore, which used to be in the Roseburg Valley …

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Good Crowd at Annie’s

Molly Bloom came in early to check out the people who came to my book signing at Annie Bloom’s Books in Portland’s Multnomah Village Thursday evening. As folks took their seats for the reading that began the event, Molly worked the crowd, slinking from one person to another. Molly is the silky black cat that …

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To Annie’s in Portland

Heading north to Portland tomorrow, Thursday, June 26, for my book signing and reading event at Annie Bloom’s Books. It’s a lovely store in Multnomah Village, a short hop from where I used to live in Portland. The bookstore is at 7834 SW Capitol Highway. Pleasant ambience. And they have a delightful black cat named …

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The Reading Set to Music

So this is it, the reading set to music. My thanks to Don Fisher on trumpet and Patty Wilgus on piano, and to Robin Loznak for taking the video. I know he’d have liked being tied into a sound system, but you get the feel of it. Folks there seemed to enjoy it a lot, …

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Music and Books at Tsunami

The rich sounds of trumpet and piano added a sweet blend with words, wine, and welcoming conversation at my book signing at Tsunami Books in Eugene yesterday evening. My cousin Don Fisher played trumpet, with friend Patty Wilgus on piano, offering some easy-listening tunes, and revving it up a little from time to time for …

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Practice for Saturday’s Tsunami Event

We’re going to do something different at my book release party at Tsunami Books in Eugene this Saturday. A reading set to music. Here, my cousin Don Fisher on trumpet and friend Patty Wilgus on piano are putting on the finishing touches during our final practice together for this event. In my book, A Place of …

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Speaking at Roseburg Rotary

I spoke to the Roseburg Rotary Club last night about my book A Place of Her Own. Here I am with Susan Morgan, president of the group, in the middle, and Laura Lusa, my accountant who invited me to speak, on the left. My son-in-law Robin Loznak snapped the photo with my camera. He attended …

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Video Encourages Writers

PNWA in Seattle just put out this YouTube video for their upcoming conference July 17 to 20 at Seatac Hilton Hotel. I’ll be there as a presenter, joining a panel of PNWA Success Stories on Thursday, the 17th, at 9:30 am, and giving a workshop on the Power of Perseverance Saturday, the 19th, at 4 …

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