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“Ukraine and its glory has not died yet, nor her freedom…”

[I wrote and posted this 10 years ago. It’s time to post it again.  PLEASE NOTE THAT TODAY’S LEADERSHIP IN UKRAINE IS NOT THE SAME AS TEN YEARS AGO] The title of this article is from the first line of … Continue reading

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Letter from Poland

I recently visited Kraków, Poland, with nine of my writing colleagues, for a ‘writing retreat’ and some minor tourism. We arrived 10 November, the day before an important national holiday, National Independence Day… … a national day in Poland celebrated … Continue reading

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