Painless Bio-fuel

As we begin to finally get serious about our exploration of alternative energy generation technologies, we run heading, over and over again, with classic good-news/bad-news scenarios. Solar power is the absolute cleanest source of electricity, but it’s also expensive and takes up a lot of space. Wave energy is free,…

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Forgiveness: a short course

Many readers of my novel When Gulls Fly Low have remarked that they found it to be a wonderful lesson in forgiveness. One even said it was the best book on forgiving she’d ever read. At first this mystified me, because I’d never thought of it as anything like that.…

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It’s All Stories

What follows is an excerpt I recently found in my personal journal. I wrote it Friday, November 25th, 2005, the day after Thanksgiving. It offers the reader a chance to peek inside my mind as I consider some new ideas that I found extremely compelling at the time, and far…

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