A sense of history through cemeteries

When we recently took off for the Oregon coast, among the guidebooks we carried with us was, of course, Mad as the Mist and Snow: Exploring Oregon Through Its Cemeteries. As author Johan Mathiesen points out in the book, cemeteries are so much more than they seem. They are parks and museums. They offer history …

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Guest post: Veggie travel tips, Part II

We’re delighted to have Cristen Andrews of CircleOurEarth.com back to with part two of this special series on vegetarian/vegan travel. All photos are courtesy of Cristen.  Vegetarian Travel Tips by Cristen Andrews from Circle Our Earth PART II Are you a vegetarian or vegan? Are you itching to get out and explore the world but anxious that your …

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Guest post: Veggie travel tips, Part I

Today we’re delighted to have Cristen Andrews of CircleOurEarth.com offering a two-part series on vegetarian/vegan travel. All photos are courtesy of Cristen. Vegetarian Travel Tips by Cristen Andrews from Circle Our Earth PART I Are you a vegetarian or vegan? Are you itching to get out and explore the world but anxious that your diet might hold you …

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Tips for authors: The author photo

I can still remember the days (long ago) when an author’s photo on a book cover was optional. Sometimes there would be one, often in black-and-white; sometimes not. Now, however, in these days of “mediagenic” authors and digital imagery, the author photo is no longer an option. Which is a little stressful for those of …

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Meet our Smith & Corona

We so enjoyed creating our Remington Rand notecards that we’ve created a new card featuring our 1929 Smith & Corona. (Now our worry is that the other typewriters will be jealous, though frankly, not all of them are ready for their close-ups just yet…) Here’s an image of the new cards, now available: And, if …

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