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Kit Bakke spent the last half of the 20th century as a political radical (SDS and the Weather Underground), a pediatric oncology nurse, and an information technology consultant. In the 21st century, she became a published writer. Her MISS ALCOTT'S E-MAIL has led to further writing adventures, including being a founding member of Seattle7Writers (www.seattle7writers.org) and a chapter in HOTEL ANGELINE. Her next book, DANCING ON THE EDGE, is a story of travel, discovery and possibly magic. Young teens, if they are good readers, like it, and so do adults. Her latest book PROTEST ON TRIAL: THE SEATTLE 7 CONSPIRACY "chronicles a significant, real-life slice of history, but it reads more like a well-crafted novel and reminds us that dissent--now ...more

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Kit Bakke Think of something else. Get up and pace around. Pretend it isn't happening and just keep typing. My daughter made me a little book of 50 ways to figh…moreThink of something else. Get up and pace around. Pretend it isn't happening and just keep typing. My daughter made me a little book of 50 ways to fight writer's block and I posted a bunch of them on my blog on my website kitbakke.com. (less)
Kit Bakke It's pretty fun to pretend that other people might care about what I think or imagine. …moreIt's pretty fun to pretend that other people might care about what I think or imagine. (less)
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Great Days Out

Bluebells in Kent. We got lost on this path and were rescued by friendly locals.

The British have a cheery phrase “great day out” to describe a day away from the work, errands and chores of the big city, a chance to delight one’s eyes, ears and muscles, where the ratio of greenery and nature exceeds that of concrete and glass.  Peter and I have just done so, on two separate trips, one to the border

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