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MOTHER My Mother came up as rosy buds On the branches of the tree Right outside my bedroom window. Her ashes buried in the Fall Lay dormant under the snow of Winter And now the tree has woken And taken her in, with the help of the Spring rains. She is flowing with sweet sap […]

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Zinaida Petrovna Nazarian, 8/19/1932 – 2/3/2015 (Obituary)

Zinaida Petrovna Nazarian, August 19, 1932 – February 3, 2015 My beloved mother, kind, generous, warmhearted, long-suffering, enduring, brave, the gentlest, light-filled soul you may ever know, died at the age of 82, under hospice care at home in Vermont at 10:22 PM at night on Tuesday (2/3/15) after two difficult months of what we […]

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Women in SF&F Month: Writing Warrior Women

April 2013 is the second annual Women in SF&F Month over at the Fantasy Cafe. As one of the invited contributors, I’m very excited to participate in this celebration of women writing in the speculative fiction genre. In my guest blog post, I discuss “Writing Warrior Women:” Some interesting things about my childhood you […]

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