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The lady of the house has been hit hard with the flu for the past week. Hence, why I’ve been visibly absent for much longer than usual. Before I jump in I absolutely must share something with those of you who love a great novel. Remember in my last post (that seems so darn long […]

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A thousand lives

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ~ George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons When I was a kid I used to ask my mom how she knew so much (she never travelled and never had the opportunity to attend university yet she […]

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My Bookmark Rests Between these Pages

So between what pages is your bookmark resting? One of the great things about reading is the ability to travel to places, experience other cultures, and learn about other lives. I remember someone once said she calls it “theater for the mind” and that is so true. When someone asks me what my favourite book […]

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C.S. Lewis said …

All photographs on this site are the exclusive Copyright © Diane M. Schuller. All Rights Reserved. Permission directly from Diane is required should you wish to copy or use a photo for any purpose. Thank you for doing the right thing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” […]

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Blowin’ in the Wind

Seems I’ve been doing a lot of that lately — blowin’ in the wind. Along the way, I’ve settled here and there. Read a great novel that I highly recommend (Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay); been cooking up some soups again; having friends over for coffee and for dinner (talk about food for the soul!); […]

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Do you know your rights as a writer or as an artist? If you are not a writer, illustrator, photographer, artist, musician, do you know how NOT to infringe on those rights? I’ve written posts before about photographer’s rights, but as a writer as well, I am amazed at how people give no value at […]

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