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Kate Campbell

In addition to writing fiction and poetry, Kate Campbell is an environmental and political writer. Her work appears regularly in newspapers and magazines throughout the West. She lives in Sacramento and publishes the Word Garden blog.

A Summer Swim in British Columbia – My Grandmother’s Story

If you had a grandmother, you’ll love this story from Kate Campbell. Read more from Kate on her blog.   Before falling asleep, we’d hold hands with the twin beds pushed together, blankets mounded in the divide. Across that narrow separation, my grandmother told stories of when she was young, about times when she taught …

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Father Absence – Longing for What Never Was

Kate Campbell never really knew her father – and is still trying to understand him. We are happy to share this beautiful post that previously appeared on Kate’s blog.   Things get so muddled. Remembering is like pulling cold taffy from my reluctant brain. In my recollection, the day comes out stiff and sticky, only the …

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Shine a Light on Life – Breast Cancer and Recovery

From blogger Kate Campbell: About 12.3 percent of women, 1 in 8 will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime, based on 2010-2012 data from the National Cancer Institute. The good news is that today nearly 85 percent of those diagnosed survive at least 5 years. But, common as the condition is, …

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