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Why I Quit Twitter

Twitter continues to enable dangerous and irresponsible content and provide a platform for propaganda, hate speech, and gaslighting. I cannot in good conscience remain active on a site that knowingly causes so much harm.  The final straw was Donald Trump’s tweet about Martin Gugino. Let’s begin with the facts. Gugino is 75 years old. On […]

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Approaching Life as a Writer’s Retreat

Ever since we moved to Finland I’ve talked about approaching this time as a writer’s retreat. Of course, that’s when I expected that we’d be here for two years. By the time our current residence permit expires we’ll have been here for six, and we have every intention of staying forever if we can, so […]