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    09-14-2022, 03:46 PM
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    Ack! Itís Susan Orlean not Susan Orleans. Swine spell checker! Been reading her stuff in The New Yorker for years.
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    I liked the descriptions of St Petersburg. Iíve never been there either. When I read a particularly artful description, I find myself slowing down...
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    09-11-2022, 05:34 PM
    Sancho replied to a thread Nature Writing in General Literature
    Ha. Montreal has a whole city underground. You donít even need a sweater there in the winter. So I got hooked on Tana Frenchís detective novels a...
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    09-03-2022, 02:15 PM
    Sancho replied to a thread Nature Writing in General Literature
    She italicized “just trees” in the quote above, but since the program italicizes the whole quote anyway, it didn’t show up. Anyhow, it seems...
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    I must say, thatís a lyrical and whimsical depiction of the aurora borealis. I lived near Fairbanks, Alaska in the 80s and on certain winter nights...
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    09-03-2022, 01:36 PM
    I haven’t done customs in Miami in a while, but they used to have a reputation for being the biggest pain in the arse of any of the major airline...
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    08-31-2022, 01:21 PM
    Sancho replied to a thread Nature Writing in General Literature
    Iíve heard the arctic is somewhat of a desert. This I think is based on the low level of annual precipitation. It doesnít seem like a desert because...
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    08-31-2022, 12:13 PM
    …Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge I cremated Sam McGee… Canadians have always treated me warmly. Also it’s been always my policy to...
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Name: Gilliatt Gurgle, married with one son. Interest in books and reading began the day my mother and I discovered my Grandfather's WW I footlocker. Inside was a treasure of numerous novels and books of poetry.
Reading of course, photography, outdoor contemplator, camping/ hiking, watercolor/drawing, wood/metal work, coin/stamp collecting, - a little bit of everything.
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