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Susan Wiggs

toujours notre dame

The news of the fire hit me harder than I would have imagined. The world’s most iconic cathedral destroyed by fire is a tragedy for everyone. But this place has

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fascinating females

I’m supposed to be researching #TheLostAndFoundBookshop but I am very distracted by this. Strong women make history. They sue their cheating husbands, they raid the pantry, they arm themselves and

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safety net

We hear a lot about maintaining safety and privacy on the internet, but we’re online anyway, leaving digital footprints everywhere we go. For most of us who have nothing to

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Happy Mommy-versary

Happy Mommy-versary That’s what I call my kid’s birthday. Because really, on that day, Mom has something to celebrate, too. As a mother, I’ve had my moments of pride. But

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top o’ the morning

Nothing fancy, just a nice recipe for something called Irish Soda Bread. Why’s it called that? Bicarbonate of soda was introduced in the 1840s, and it reacts with the acidic

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Today, I’m working. The way to get better is to try something that’s hard. The solution to fearing the work is doing the work. #amwriting #writinglife

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traveling in place

The magic of writing fiction is that if you can travel the world without leaving home. Today I’m in a vintage building in San Francisco, finding hidden artifacts in the

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who do you love?

Wishing you all a joyous and love-filled Valentine’s Day. I hope you’ll tell someone you love them. More than that, LOVE YOURSELF. Do something nice for yourself–read a book, pet

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then & now

Here’s the backstory of that iconic photo you’ve probably seen, a 1952 classic by Ruth Orkin, titled “An American Girl In Italy.” (c) Ruth Orkin Photography plays a big part

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