Browsing: Writing—Lisa’s memoir writing

Living in the former East Berlin

Living in the former East Berlin

I have been traveling for days, one day on the train, a late night in the new place, a full day exploring, and then back to the train. It’s been […]

Oct 1, 2012     Comments Off on Living in the former East Berlin
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The Ogallala Aquifer and the Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

The Ogallala Aquifer and the Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

  This image is an aerial view of the elegant Sandhills of Nebraska.   While my current writing takes me to Europe, and my new book of memoir revolves around […]

Aug 20, 2012     Comments Off on The Ogallala Aquifer and the Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline
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The Keystone XL Pipeline and The Sandhills of Nebraska

The Keystone XL Pipeline and The Sandhills of Nebraska

          I know these Hills. I have lived amongst the people of the Sandhills for over 50 years; criss-crossed this land on back roads no more […]

Feb 25, 2012     Comments Off on The Keystone XL Pipeline and The Sandhills of Nebraska
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Writing, writing, writing

Writing, writing, writing

Here’s the thing: the writing pours out of me in this old pirate ship of a cabin. I am pushing the arc of the narrative closer and closer to being […]

Nov 3, 2011     Comments Off on Writing, writing, writing
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Divine Moments Back in the Hills

Divine Moments Back in the Hills

Family. Home. What is left after parents are gone and you set out to find your life in the terrain that lies open around you? I have returned for my […]

Oct 31, 2011     Comments Off on Divine Moments Back in the Hills
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Memoir at Yale University

Memoir at Yale University

What a heady week it was. My class on Memoir Writing at Yale was so big it overflowed the assigned room and we had to move across the street to […]

Jul 6, 2011     Comments Off on Memoir at Yale University
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Teaching Memoir at Yale

Teaching Memoir at Yale

Later this month I’ll be on the faculty of the International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG) 34th annual summer conference beginning June 24 on the campus of Yale University: http://www.iwwg.org. The […]

Jun 13, 2011     Comments Off on Teaching Memoir at Yale
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Greetings from Prague

Greetings from Prague

Five hours via train and express bus operated by Deutsche Bahn Railways and I was in Prague. A quick weekend dash to the East from the Village of Schwaebisch Hall […]

Nov 13, 2010     Comments Off on Greetings from Prague
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The Goethe Institute

The Goethe Institute

Schwaebisch Hall—November 11, 2010 It’s the end of my first week of an Intensive German Language course at the Goethe Institute in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany. Those years of college language […]

Nov 5, 2010     Comments Off on The Goethe Institute
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Venezia—Full moon aqua alta

Venezia—Full moon aqua alta

  Wish I’d had a photo of me plunging through high water in Piazza San Marco the other day. I’d share it here, but it will have to live in […]

Oct 28, 2010     Comments Off on Venezia—Full moon aqua alta
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