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alice wisler
Author and writing instructor, lover of sushi and Asia
Author and writing instructor, lover of sushi and Asia
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What's it like twenty years after your world caves in?  A bereaved mom weighs in.

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Give a custom engraved cutting board for Valentine's Day!

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An Author's Return to Japan After 28 Years
After being invited to my alma mater in Kobe, Japan, I was asked to write a piece for the Canadian Academy Review.  Here it is in the Fall Issue. An Author’s Return Observing the Sunday morning activity at Hankyu Umeda
station brought back those memories th...

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Thoughts on home from this middle-aged missionary kid . . .

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Some Thoughts on Home
Home, for me, is always going to be divided.  I was born and raised in Japan, with periodic visits to the USA (where my citizen ship lies). As a young adult, I spent time in other parts of Asia and returned to Japan to teach English.  Osaka is where I met m...

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Grit for the Oyster, wisdom for the aspiring writer
 Writers, here's a new book for you to take a look at . . .  A powerful motivator for aspiring writers, Grit for the
Oyster offers wit, wisdom, and inspiration to take that first step and
persevere through the writing journey. More than a how-to, this
confi...

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It's a happy day when you get your own log cabin mailbox!

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Our own log cabin mailbox!
Once more, I see that I have neglected my blog.  I suppose it means that I'm so fully immersed in our business, Carved By Heart, that I haven't made the time to write here.  Actually, being busy with orders is a good thing.  It's always rewarding when produ...

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Wishing you well on this day!

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Wishing Well
This past Saturday was a great day to be outside. The humidity was low and the sky was a beautiful blue. I was thinking a long walk or a picnic would be a good idea, but Carl had other plans. Earlier I said I'd help out, so how could I back out?  Saturday w...
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