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LET THE STORY BEGIN

I have begun researching what will probably be my last book. It is based on the incredible photograph my niece discovered during her extensive research into our family history. The photograph is of a distant cousin whose branch in the … Continue reading

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MOM WOULD BE PROUD

Finally! My mother’s book is finished. It’s been over a year in the making—the longest I’ve worked on a book—and I didn’t write it! It’s a collection of her writings, most of which she penned in the 1960’s. They have … Continue reading

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UNBOXING DELAYED ‘TIL JANUARY

 Foiled Again!  I missed a deadline…a heinous crime I rarely commit.  Albeit this was a self-imposed deadline so maybe I should cut myself some slack. The deadline?  Oh , it was the one I set for the publication of my … Continue reading

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ONE MORE TIME!

I bet you’ve done this: you come across a box or album full of years’ old photographs and you are immediately captured. Whatever you were doing at the time, stops…and there you sit, sifting through one picture at a time … Continue reading

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THE OTHER WRITER IN THE FAMILY

Lately I have been involved in a really fun project.  It’s a joint venture with my niece,  Zoe Kuhn Williams.  She has taken on the task of sifting through a mountainous pile of my mother’s writings.  These have been in … Continue reading

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THAT DREADED CAT

I have discussed Toni the Cat several times before. Toni’s been living in our house for a good number of years now. She’s actually Haley’s cat. Haley is one of our granddaughters. She came to live with us at the … Continue reading

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A STORY BEGINS

Despite all the physical things going on in my life right now, my mind is busy working on other “stuff.”  I have written seven books since retiring, averaging about one per year.  That pace came to a screeching halt this … Continue reading

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BAD REVIEW, OK…STUPID REVIEW, NOT!

I’m sorry I can’t help myself.  I’m going to talk about a bad review one of my books got.  Actually,  it was more than a bad review.  It was a losing entry in a major awards competition for independent writers … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK…JUST FOR GRINS!

IiiiiiiiiiiiT’s Here! Finally. The latest book—my 7th—is now available. It is totally unlike anything I’ve ever done. First of all, it’s not a story, not a novel, no plot (but there is a theme) and it’s only 88 pages!   And … Continue reading

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The Stanford Swimmer Rape Case Gets Personal

If you have spent any time on the Internet or watching television the past few days you have no doubt been exposed to the huge buzz about the Stanford University Swimmer rape case. I won’t spend time reviewing the details … Continue reading

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