Recharging the Creative Batteries

We lived, as usual, by ignoring. Ignoring isn't the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.  -the Handmaid's Tale

In Nov 2015, I ate breakfast with Margaret Atwood in a lovely restaurant in Gatineau Quebec.  Okay... well, to be absolutely truthful: I ate breakfast NEAR Margaret Atwood—at completely different tables—and didn't speak a word to her out of fear of intruding on her peaceful morning with friends. But I was close enough to have thrown a hashbrown at her (and I didn't) so that has to count for something.

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