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Janine Donoho

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December 24

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Award-winning writer Janine Donoho grew up navigating extremes—perhaps due to the ups and downs of her San Franciscan birthplace. That Escher landscape primed her to embrace imaginary worlds. With one foot planted in fuzzy science and the other in invented realms, she occupies the land of What If. Published in novel-length and short fiction, along with essays, Janine pursues the thumps that echo in the night—and writes about those, too.

With her intrepid husband, sighthounds, and tuxedo cat, Janine makes her home in the spectacular Okanogan Highlands of Washington State. Mountain lions, coyotes, and bears—oh, my!

Consider me a ‘dura mater’. That’s Latin for ‘tough mother’; you can look it up. Yet when the brilliant Dr. Ma called to let me know that random choice placed me in his de-escalation study, I danced a wild happy salsa. Yes, those virulent dandelion seeds of squamous cell carcinoma could be circulating through my […]
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Making Connections: 3616. - SOUNDINGS: Water Elemental by Janine Donoho 1 20 Jan 25, 2015 06:53AM  
Edward Abbey
“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.”
Edward Abbey

Rachel Carson
“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson
“It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility. ”
Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder

John Muir
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”
John Muir

Edmund Burke
“When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.”
Edmund Burke, Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents and The Two Speeches on America




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