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Amy Lynn Hess
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Poet, potter, painter, published professor, and playwright.
Poet, potter, painter, published professor, and playwright.

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Creative Nonfiction: Types, Examples, and Readings for Additional Study
One type of creative nonfiction is the personal essay, which combines the claim of a thesis with personal observations and a first person point of view. All stories, all narratives, have narrators. Sometimes those
narratives are fictional , and as
readers w...

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One of my pieces appears in this season's Snapdragon.

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Sentence Diagramming - Diagramming Determiners
A determiner is a word or phrase that modifies a noun that cannot be counted.  In this post's first example, the interrogative sentence "How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood," the determiner is "How much," and the noun it mo...

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Lyme Disease and Aromatherapy: Rocky Mountain Trail Essential Oil Blend
Hiking near Boulder, Colorado I was recently diagnosed with Lyme Disease.  Part of the effect of the antibiotic treatment includes the release of endotoxins by the microbes as they begin to die: Those microbes and endotoxins, in addition to making me hurt e...

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How to Pray the Rosary: Quick Guide
The Rosary is a prayerful meditation for peace, and in the words of Pope John Paul II, the goal of praying the Rosary is "the improvement of the living conditions of all."   In a world where our brothers and sisters struggle daily with poverty, hunger, ineq...
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