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Beryl Singleton Bissell

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The award-winning author of The Scent of God -- a Book Sense notable in April 2006 -- selected by the Minneapolis Star Tribune as a "Best of 2006 Minnesota Authors." Writes frequently for Lake Superior Magazine, was a columnist with the Cook County News Herald for 10 years, has been published in numerous publications in print and online, and in the anthologies Surviving Ophelia edited by Cheryl Dellasaga and The New Writer's Handbook:a practical anthology of best advice for your craft and careeer, Volume 2. Beryl's second book, A View of the Lake (Lake Superior Port Cities Inc, was published July 1, 2011. ...more

Hospice in Lent: Beryl's Spring Newsletter

 

 


  Spring 2022

Though this newsletter is a year late, I’ve thought of you often and planned to connect earlier. I tried several times but could not summon the will to continue. I’d run short of inspiration.

 

When asked how I’m doing, I say, “great” but does the ability to smile equate with feeling great?

 My husband Bill, who was diagnosed with terminal interstitial lung disease three years a

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