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12 Reading, Hiking, and Backpacking Resolutions for 2012

Reading nourishes the soul, and hiking and backpacking  benefit the body. Looking back on 2011, I didn’t backpack or hike as much as I would have liked. And certainly, I always can make room for  more pleasure reading. (As a writer

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Posted in Backpacking, Books, Creative Non-Fiction, Fiction, Lifewriting

Reading Rainbow Redux

It’s t-2 days until I teach the last session of my spring semester, introductory fiction course. As I’ve mentioned elsewhere on this site, the course is geared towards non-majors of any class standing, although juniors and seniors far out number

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Posted in Books, Fiction, Life of the Mind
Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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