Year: 2018

My Favorite Coffee Shops in Santa Fe New Mexico

My favorite coffee shop in Santa Fe was, hands down, Ikonic Coffee Roasters on Lena Street.

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“Banged-Up Heart” by Shirley Melis

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“Banged-Up Heart” is a moving, informative memoir by Shirley Melis on love, loss, life and coping for grown-up.

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Getting Older, Sliding into Getting Old

But I’ve just turned 65. There’s no denying it any more. I’m not just “getting older,” I’m old.

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Scandamerican Literary Find – Review of “The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic” by Christopher Merkner

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Christopher Merkner’s short story collection ““The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic: Stories” is a great read. It feels like the next step beyond the 1960’s postmodernists writings of the likes of Vonnegut, Barthelme, Carver, and Brautigan.

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