Sue Clark

Historic hotels on Hwy. 49

When I was a Gold Country innkeeper, I enjoyed taking a few hours off to visit other towns and their hotels along Highway 49. Mokelumne Hill, where I owned the Hotel Leger, stood ...

Take a memorable trip to Denmark

One of the few places I have not traveled to is Scandinavia. However, there are times when I feel I’ve been there when I read one of the many articles my good friend, Nell Raun-L ...

Ever get 'shhhsssed' in a foreign language?

I’ve been thinking a lot about libraries, lately. When most of us travel, we tend to spend our time visiting castles and cathedrals and ruins. And I’m no different.Howe ...

Who's who - A portrait of a person who is a part of your community

Name: Sue Clark Occupation: Writer, writing instructor and literary agent Age: 79 Family: Daughter, Leslie Brinskele; granddaughter, Rhian Brinskele; 15; son-in-law, Joe Brinske ...

Some items are worth preserving

        For four days in January, I sat in Elko, Nevada and wondered what my love of cowboys and their poetry was all about. Ever since I owned the H ...

Eight Lincoln authors featured by ShortReads Press

“Ghosts We Have Known”, the third book by ShortReads Press in Lincoln, includes stories from Northern California writers, eight of them from Lincoln. The Lincoln writers are ...

From Here to There column

As I drove Susanne, my cousin from Scotland, around Northern California last April, I found myself saying over and over again, “This building is the oldest one around” or “T ...

The islands of the Caribbean captured her heart

I was about to disembark at St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands for my third visit to that island when I decided two times was enough. I found a boat that would take me to St. John in ...

Lincoln Poets Club hosts Nevada City author Molly Fisk

The July meeting of the Lincoln Poets Cub was packed with enjoyable events. Added to the usual guest poet and Open Mic segments of the program was a silent poetry and writing books ...

Voyage from the past: Sailing the Aegean Sea

Nostalgia has overtaken me. As I was thinking about the various times I’ve cruised throughout the years, I remembered my first cruise and the cruise line I fell in love with. Th ...

Lincoln artists win honors at Sierra Dreams Press contest

The annual Sierra Dreams Press contest winners from the greater Auburn area were announced recently by Auburn Art Contest Director Stuart Rawlings. More than 120 artists participat ...

Award-winning poet entertains Open Mic crowd

A crowd of more than 40 people attended Open Mic last Sunday to hear award-winning poet, Kathleen Lynch. Lynch, who lives and writes in Carmichael, kept the audience enthralled for ...

From the Amazon rainforest to the Serengeti desert

I read an article recently about places one should visit before they disappear from the earth as destinations. That got me to thinking about my list of countries or cities I still ...

Lincoln Poetry Club enjoys new location

More than 30 members and friends of the Lincoln Poetry Club were entertained by a group of guest poets from Sue Clark’s poetry class Sunday afternoon. The May meeting was held in ...

Passport to Northern California

When I sit down to write this travel column, I usually look to places other than California. But in April, Susanne, my cousin (three, four or five times removed), came from Over ...