Monthly Archives: January 2010

Guide To Literary Agents Blog

What we writers won’t do to get published! Here is a requirement for a contest sponsored by the Guide to Literary Agents Blog: that I mention the blog and also the contest on my blog. No kidding. But since I … Continue reading

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The Diaper Dilemma: Cloth or Disposable? Part 2

When I started to write about backpacking with babies and camping with kids, I carried a prejudice against disposable diapers. I assumed that disposables used up precious resources—wood fibers for the absorbent inner lining and fossil fuels for the plastic … Continue reading

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The Diaper Dilemma: Cloth or Disposable? Part 1

I wrote the following response to the word GARBOLOGY which appeared in AWAD (A.Word. A. Day) in April 2006; my response was included in the April 30 Compendium (now there’s a word) of Feedback on the W ords in AWAD. … Continue reading

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Reserve Your Summer Campsite NOW

Many states begin to reserve campsites in state parks nine months in advance. It’s not too soon to reserve next summer’s campsites. Continue reading

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My favorite Namibian

One of my favorite people from my wonderful Out of Africa trip with Overseas Adventure Travel in October and November 2009 was Priscilla. In the Lianshulu Bush Lodge in Namibia, we were given the hut farthest from the main lodge … Continue reading

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First Hike of 2010–Queen Anne Loop

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