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A project of the heart

  We live in troubled times – but that could arguably be said about a LOT of historical eras, I suspect. The thing that makes ours stand out is that our revolutions ARE televised, and we are now unable to … Continue reading

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Kindness in Fictional Characters

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” — Mark Twain As I read these words, I am reminded of what William Penn, Quaker and namesake of Pennsylvania, said: “Let us then try what … Continue reading

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BVC authors are among Lady Trent’s Friends of Nepal

For many of us, this time of year is associated with generosity: gifts, hospitality, and giving to charity. In keeping with that, I am running a fundraiser: Lady Trent’s Friends of Nepal, which is part of Patrick Rothfuss’ larger Worldbuilders … Continue reading

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A Sweater For Afghanistan

I’m an inveterate knitter, although not an enormously skilled one. I muddle around at intermediate level most of the time. This is fine, as I am apt to be doing something else while I knit, and if patterns get too … Continue reading

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