Recent Posts by Sue Henninger

A writer’s resolutions

As one calendar year ends and a new one begins, I spend some time thinking about the past twelve months. What did I like about them? What could use some improvement? How can I effect change in the parts of my life that I don’t really care for? 2019 was tough in a lot of…
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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: NOT HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS-BUT ALMOST AS GOOD!

Our family usually spends Thanksgiving at my sister’s in New Hampshire with multitudes of relatives and friends. But not this year. My youngest son and his girlfriend had just moved to Utah and were still settling in. When we volunteered to spend the holiday with them, they accepted. I immediately started planning for four days…
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How would you rediscover America?

Since I returned from my mini-Steinbeck odyssey, I’ve had the chance to read Peter Zheutlin’s (a festival guest speaker) soon-to-be-released book The Dog Went Over the Mountain. Motivated by John Steinbeck, Zheutlin took a cross-country trip in 2018 with his rescue dog Albie. The two traversed America in a convertible for over six weeks. Suffice…
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Solo in Salinas: How much fun was that?

I recently returned from a solo trip to Salinas, CA. While there, I attended the 38th Annual Steinbeck Festival “In Search of America” at the National Steinbeck Center, right in the heart of Salinas. This year’s highlighted book just happened to be one of my favorites, Travels with Charley. Though I hadn’t originally planned to…
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