Tag Archives: Jennifer Grant

The Ins and Outs of Adoption – from one who knows

[From the archives.] November is National Adoption Month, and when Jennifer Grant asked if I’d like to participate by doing a Q&A with her about her own adoption experiences I jumped at the chance. I read her compelling adoption memoir Love … Continue reading

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Growing Old, Gracefully or Not

If  good memoirs reveal something about the writer, great memoirs reveal something about the reader. By that measure, Jennifer Grant’s When Did Everybody Else Get So Old is a great memoir. The subtitle Indignities, Compromises, and the Unexpected Grace of … Continue reading

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How I Got by with a Lot of Help from My Friends

Many of you know that my father took a horrible fall last summer and we weren’t sure he’d survive the emergency neurosurgery that spanned the night, let alone ever recover well enough to live on his own again. I felt … Continue reading

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The Three Reasons She Writes (none of which are “Because I Must!”)

[Today’s guest post is from Jennifer Grant, a wonderful writer and an outstanding encourager, who brings both to bear in this piece on writing. How can you not enjoy reading someone who can put the Rolling Stones, Star Trek and … Continue reading

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Why I Write? (Hint: Not Because I “Must”) – a guest post from Jennifer Grant

[Today’s guest post is from Jennifer Grant, a wonderful writer and an outstanding encourager, who brings both to bear in this piece on writing. How can you not enjoy reading someone who can put the Rolling Stones, Star Trek and … Continue reading

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