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By the numbers

by Christine Kling I want to get a blog posted today, but I am feeling overwhelmed by the numbers in my life lately. I pride myself on loving the nomadic existence, but I have been living out of luggage since … Continue reading

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Klinging to the coattails of a futurist

  by Christine Kling For many years when I was a teacher and then a college professor, I loved to go to technology conferences. I admit that I am more than a little geeky, and I used to love to … Continue reading

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What was I thinking?

by Christine Kling So often, the topic here on this blog of boating writers has been some version of, “How can I maintain my boat and get my books written at the same time?” That, I am happy to say, … Continue reading

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A new chapter

by Christine Kling So I’m sitting on an airplane in Orlando en route to LA, my fiancé beside me and our two doggy flight bags with Ruby and Barney at our feet. Just a couple of hours ago I signed … Continue reading

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Where is home?

by Christine Kling Wikipedia says, “A home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe.” I guess for most people that question is an easy one, but … Continue reading

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When dealt only lemons, make limoncello

by Christine Kling Being open to serendipity means you have to be willing to take whatever comes your way, both good and not so good. My recent research visit to Rome to look at the current home of the Sovereign … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

  As a part of this research trip through Europe, we are also visiting friends and family and we have spent the last 3 days visiting Wayne’s cousin who lives in Biel, Switzerland. We need to move on to Rome … Continue reading

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From traveled path to plot

by Christine Kling The imagination is a a thing of wonder. As writers we laugh at the question, “Where do you get your ideas?” but really when you think about it, it is a bit like magic. Why does the … Continue reading

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The years melt away

by Christine Kling Having lived the life of a cruising sailor for many years, and later become a professional writer, I became a delinquent correspondent. It is perhaps easier for those people who live in the same place and work … Continue reading

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Living history

by Christine Kling I never liked history classes much. That’s a bit ironic now as I am writing this series of thrillers that are marbled through with rich veins of history. And in order to write them, I find myself … Continue reading

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