E.B. White & Winding the Clock

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Of late things have been hard. 

My heart is broken. Broken again, for the 3477th time this life.

"Hope is the thing that is left to us, in a bad time," wrote E. B. White, to a despairing Mr. Nadeau. The actual first paragraph of White's letter said:

"As long as there is one upright man..."

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Of the season, and a milestone

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My latest on Medium Online is "The End of the Beginning: Eight of Sabin Howard's Doughboys Get Ready to Go Back to Europe." 

I wrote it to share--to celebrate--a milestone: Sabin and his stalwart team have finished principal sculpture on the first grouping of eleven figures from A Soldier's Journey. 

I'm so proud of our sculptors Sabin, Charlie, and "Raymond." They've worked with focus and dedication...

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Love and chaos in the time of the coronavirus

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The world is rife with panic and pandemic.

People are sick. People are dying. The COVID-19 respiratory illness is sweeping across the globe. No place will be spared.

Italy is quarantining. Have the Italians stopped their millennia-old practice of bussing on both sides of the face in greeting? 

I bet they have. Kissing is for the inviolate.

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Life in the studio

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Since August 26, I've been ensconced in an office in my husband's new studio. Sabin and his team are sculpting the National WWI Memorial. 

I have a life in the studio. 

I'm the project manager. 

I'm also Human Resources and CFO of Sabin Howard Sculpture LLC. ...

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On the slow journey of passing

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Author Traci L. Slatton writes about the slow, inexorable journey of passing and its terrible grandeur.

One of my dear ones marches inexorably toward his passing. Another dear one walks this journey with him, holding his hand.

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Medium Article & YouTube Video about Sabin Starting Sculpting

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Internationally renowned author Traci L. Slatton offers her article in Medium about Sabin Howard beginning principle sculpture on the National WWI Memorial.

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New Sabin Howard video by his daughter

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Internationally renowned author Traci L. Slatton shares a new Sabin Howard video, made by the sculptor's daughter Madeleine.

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My Letter to Portland Mayor Tom Wheeler

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This is the letter author Traci L. Slatton wrote to Portland Mayor Tom Wheeler regarding the Antifa violence and attack on journalist Andy Ngo.

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New London Day Article

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Internationally renowned author Traci L. Slatton writes of an article about her as a National WWI Memorial model in The New London Day newspaper.

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