Archive | December, 2014

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Liberty Clegg of Saltaire Village

I left Yorkshire yesterday and traveled by train over the Pennines (“the backbone of England”) to Lancashire and members of the other side of my family tree. Before leaving, however, I started writing the story of Libby Clegg, a fictitious little girl living and working in Saltaire Village. Saltaire is a model village designed and […]

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Hitting the Reset Button

I’ve been in England for eleven days. Between the long list of tasks that come with taking an international trip and a full schedule of visits to friends, relatives, and events since I arrived, all wonderful, I’ve become less and less engaged, and less and less motivated to write, which was one reason I came […]

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Going Home

I can hardly contain my excitement.  My plane reservations to the UK are confirmed; my housing arrangements secured; in my hand are tickets to a Christmas Concert at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Alhambra Theater in Bradford, Yorkshire. I’m going to be in the city of my […]

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