Marcia Strykowski

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John James Audubon

John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 — Jan. 27, 1851) became interested in drawing birds and nature during his childhood in France. When he was 18, he moved to America where he began an in-depth study of North American birds. By the time he was 41 years old, his portfolio had become quite impressive. Audubon …

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Libraries–Big & Small

Libraries of all shapes and sizes have been around for centuries and it seems I’m drawn to them wherever I travel. I recently visited a large modern library in Seattle, WA. This enormous building (362,987 square-feet!) was newly designed in 2004 and has eleven floors.The Seattle Central Library is beautiful in a flashy sort of way, but definitely not …

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Cover Reveal

I’m very excited to share the cover of my upcoming book with you for the first time. Amy’s Choice is a companion book to Call Me Amy, both published by Luminis Books. The release date for Amy’s Choice is October 1, 2014. Isn’t it a gorgeous cover? They did such a great job. Stay tuned for more details…

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Beloved Old Treasures

There’s something about old books. And I don’t mean a musty odor. My books, believe it or not, don’t smell at all and they’ve been on my shelves for more years than I care to share. Already antiques at the time, I bought some of the oldest ones from a used bookstore when I was …

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