Author Archives: sheilawill

A North Country Spring

Bees buzzing ferociously. Birds chirping, alighting from tree to tree. Buds popping up out of nowhere. Mosquitoes and black flies torment us later. We’re safe. I forgot how early spring surprised us in Maine. I left for Tucson in 2002, … Continue reading

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Time is Weird…

   When you get to be our age. “You look back and you never know,”says a gray-haired man across the way at Isles Bun and Coffee saying. Sounds like an older guy on his best behavior, talking on a first-time online … Continue reading

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My 2022 Resume!

Check it out on my Resume page…I’m very excited about my new updated look! I’m old but I still want to change the world, and damn it needs a whole lot of changing! Wow! I KNOW shit that I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Glorious Guthrie

Iconic in its history as the chosen professional theater miles from Broadway, the Guthrie Theater dwells in kindness and joy. What a concept! It’s a premiere arts organization that treats patrons and staff with gratitude. The Guthrie opened in Minneapolis … Continue reading

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From Place to Place

Living in three different parts of this country has been a life luxury. Visiting all fifty states has been an education, like getting a Ph.D. in U.S. Travel. My latest trip, to Santa Barbara, California, with my new love, merged … Continue reading

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Two Remarkable People

Two minutes after my daughter texted the news that Ashley Bryan had died my phone rang. It was Alison, one of my two Boston nieces. Her voice announced that something was terribly wrong. “Aunt Sheila, my mom isn’t going to … Continue reading

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Techno-Bullshit No More

I don’t know about you but free online deals entice me. Now I realize they can only come to no good. Whether it’s Hulu or Door Dash, The New York Times, or search engine optimizers, I’m done. Remember the old … Continue reading

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A little bit of power

I must pass my Minnesota Class D knowledge test, which wasn’t easy. Previously, I failed it three times Maybe that was because I hadn’t fully studied the driver’s handbook. Ya think? Perhaps recalcitrant me thought, I’m not going to do … Continue reading

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SOMETHING NEW IN 2022!

I’m looking for more work from home. The fabulous Guthrie Theater is on hiatus till March due to covid. So I’m thinking… Do you know anyone who needs a top-notch editor (ME!)? Have you thought about starting a blog? You … Continue reading

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Book Power in Minneapolis

Walking around Lake of the Isles last week I pulled my scarf up over my mouth. I’d never done that before but that’s how they do here. I’m starting to feel like a local, as my scarf blocked the cold … Continue reading

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