New post on Daughter on Duty
“Usually after a day with people, I’m looking for solitude and will avoid any space that is occupied—especially by just one person from whom I may not be able to escape. But that June day in 2011, at the end of the first day of the Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop in Roanoke, Virginia, I wandered to the center of the Hollins College campus with my glass of wine and my reading assignment.” Read more.
I am a Pacific Northwest native transplanted to the southeast for 36 years. In 2012, I returned to my childhood home and fell in love with this corner of the country again. I am a grandmother, a storywriter, a teacher, an attention payer, a hiker, and a back roads wanderer. Check out my website (and my memoir) at www.gretchenstaebler.com.
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