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Kris Radish

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Kris started writing the moment she could hold a pencil. She grew up in Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a journalism degree and hit the ground running. Her father called her "the tornado". She worked as a newspaper reporter, bureau chief, nationally syndicated columnist, magazine writer, university lecturer, bartender, waitress, worm harvester, window washer....to name a few. Her first two books were non-fiction and then Radish became a full-time novelist. The Elegant Gathering of White Snows, Dancing Naked at the Edge of Dawn, The Sunday List of Dreams, Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral and Searching for Paradise in Parker, P.A., The Shortest Distance Between Two Women, Hearts on a String, Tuesday Night ...more

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Kris Radish I am one of the luckiest people in the world as I knew from the time I was a little girl that I was going to be a writer. Nothing could stop…moreI am one of the luckiest people in the world as I knew from the time I was a little girl that I was going to be a writer. Nothing could stop me...although people and events have tried but I forge on!(less)
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Just this second the sky is a littered with ribbons of red and orange.  There is a backdrop of deep blue caressing the edges of the horizon as if this entire half of the universe is playing catch-me-if-you-can.

It’s absolutely beautiful.  My throat is up between my eyeballs and this is a moment of joy that happens more than you might think.

These little gems are everywhere.

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“There has to be a moment when you choose happiness, when you stand up, raise your face towards the sun, and just grab joy and put it in a place where no one can ever take it away from you.”
Kris Radish, The Shortest Distance Between Two Women

“I think sometimes I think too damn much. I worry about this and that and everything else and then I wake up and four more years have slipped right out the back door.”
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“Not going back is fine.
Not going back but occasionally visiting might be best.
Not going back but remembering so you don’t see the same view twice.
Not going back so you can turn a new page, write a new chapter, develop an entire new list.
Not going back so you can stretch and grow and see yourself in a light that you never knew existed.
Not going back so that you can fly. Fly. ”
Kris Radish, The Sunday List of Dreams

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message 1: by Donna

Donna Kris,
Thank you for friending me on Good Reads. I am also following on Twitter. Have entered your giveaway.


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