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Congratulations Lisika!!!

Big applause to Lisa – the Writers’ Institute 2012 Fiction Fellow!!! Hope you enjoy seeing some of these moments from almost a year ago. I thought it would be fitting as a celebration of a kick-ass year! You did a fabulous job and I am very happy for you my Turkish Delight! Love you guys….

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Mepal Manor

All images © Monika Sosnowski, 2012   A weekend getaway at Mepal Manor and Spa  back in April was like a dream. Intimately nestled among Berkshires’ trees and greenery the manor sits atop a gentle hill in the quite town of New Marlborough, Massachusetts. Just a short drive from Great Barrington. Offering tranquility and wonder. Splendid…

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About to post a little story in a few pictures when the above appears to me. It’s an image I took and it will figure again soon, but I could not resist putting it out into the world first. FacebookTwitter

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Some highlights from 2011

Made me think of that song by Leonard Cohen, “A Thousand Kisses Deep.” In particular that first part that goes: “The ponies run, the girls are young, The odds are there to beat. You win a while, and then it’s done – Your little winning streak. And summoned now to deal With your invincible defeat,…

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12 x 12 on 12.12.11 – Storefront Artist Project

My two contributions to the wildly anticipated annual 12 x 12 Storefront Artist Project fundraiser in Pittsfield, MA. Both dedicated to Peter (Dudek, of course) who aimed to place an original work of art in every house in Berkshire County! xoxo, Monika FacebookTwitter

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Sunday Doubles.

As mentioned in the previous post this weekend had a special magic to it. Although, as always, in the end there was not enough time to get everything accomplished I am happy with the start of new work. Couple of breakthroughs on a almost metaphysical level and as such, of course, difficult to put into…

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