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Poet, writer, singer, lover, whatever she needs to be.
Poet, writer, singer, lover, whatever she needs to be.
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Great Thanks
Thank you all for your continuing support! The concert yesterday was beautiful and had great attendance! The best thing someone whispered to me was "it would've been better organized if your mom was here" For you writers still following, there's a great opp...
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VIRGINIA BENEFIT CHORALE MOTHERS DAY CONCERT
The Virginia Benefit Chorale, in cooperation with Grace Episcopal Church, Goochland, is giving a community concert to honor the life and works of Shann Palmer, poet and author of books, who was Sharon Radabaugh in most other walks of life. Sharon was a sopr...
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Mark your calendars!
The Virginia Benefit Chorale will be performing a community concert on May 11th at 4pm to honor the life and works of Shann Palmer. The performance will be held at Grace Episcopal Church: 2955 River road, Goochland, Virginia. There is no cover charge, but d...
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Always Hungry
Hi folks, I posted this picture on Shann's facebook yesterday. I remember her stories about being terribly poor as a kid- her father calling the kids to scrounge the 7-11 parking lot to gather lost change. There was a great time when she went out to some re...
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Change
Hello folks, Change is temporarily out of stock. We plan to at least restock, but we're hoping to go bigger in 2014. To those who have not yet received your orders, they will be sent out today.  Thank you for bearing with me! I'm still finding chapbooks sca...
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EULOGY FOR SHANN PALMER
(read during her service today, 01/05/2014) I know to some it might be a bit crass to say this, but I think if this sudden and tragic turn of events could have a headline attached, Poet Crushed by Two Tons of Irony would work. Between the near take-off of h...
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Memorial Reminder/ History Illuminated
A reminder to all those who wish to know- Shann's memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church in Goochland, VA on Sunday at 2pm. It will be followed by a potluck reception and entertainment, including a short Broadway singalong (as she used to d...
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For Sue
She told me: You were both teachers (I forget where) in the late seventies. She saw you in the smoke-filled teachers' lounge hemming your skirt with a stapler. That's when she knew you'd be close friends. You had kids at the same time, and I still remember ...
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Going Through Mom's Old Clothes
The milk Paul bought Dad to join some nice eclairs had spoiled... I had realized after I had already made a trip to the store. The cornbread needed eggs. It needed milk, too, as an afterthought. What next? Lamp? Thermos? "You can't keep milk on the bottom s...
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First Friday at the VMFA
It's come to my attention that this month's Spoken Word series will be dedicated to Shann! If you're feeling lonesome this Friday, treat your ears to my mother's favorite thing- LIVE POETRY!  (from Patricia Jagoda)  Please join us for First  Friday  on  Jan...
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