Author Olivia Boler

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Archive for September, 2011

September 27th, 2011 by Olivia Boler

Magic Yoga

Last week, someone I know pretty well was in a terrible accident and is now in the hospital. I spent that entire day and most of the next few days processing what had happened, talking to friends, thinking about what life would be like for my family if something awful happened to one of us. […]

September 17th, 2011 by Olivia Boler

Reading Food

I used to love to cook, and I still do, when things go right. I had binders full of cooking magazines at one point, mostly Cooking Light, but a few copies of Gourmet, Saveur, among others. Cooking was a grand experiment that needed to get done. These days, more often than not, it’s a jar […]

September 7th, 2011 by Olivia Boler

Kill Your Darlings

It’s been quiet in Bloglandia because I was actually doing some writing, although I can’t claim it was “real writing.” Real writing is the hard slog, new words on the page, new scenes, new ruminations, new dialog. Action that propels the story. Really hard, but of course, so necessary. What I did was not that. […]