Personal bios are really hard to write for those of us who make a living dramatizing bios for pretend people. Anything I write about me feels totally boring. But it is what it is. So here goes.
I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother’s death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary.
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If you need to get away from the mess of our country right now, this book is perfect. Actually, the Bridgerton books are a series of eight, and I liked the second book even better than the first. I found the third book okay, and while the fourth bored me to tears, the fifth, which…
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Have you ever looked at a family photo, really looked at it, and wondered why various members pose the way they do – where they stand vis à vis the group, whether their arms are around others’ shoulders or around themselves, whether their heads are inclined toward their kin or away? How we choose to…