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HERCULANEUM

HERCULANEUM

It’s the last week in October. That means soon there’ll be lots of ghosts and goblins walking the streets begging for sugary treats. The TV stations will replay classic vampire and zombie movies. Some intrepid epicureans will delight in eating marzipan eyeballs. We’ll all have a ghoulishly delightful time. But let me take you...

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TRAFFIC IN VIETNAM

TRAFFIC IN VIETNAM

Recently I finished writing a novel, PUSHING WATER. The story is based in Vietnam several years before WWII. It’s a murder mystery, but probably it’s more about what was happening during those years. The world was a mess. Japan had invaded China and Hitler was attempting to dominate Europe. I visited Vietnam a few years...

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PHOENIX AT ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

PHOENIX AT ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

Every couple of months I visit The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. It’s the mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and a big tourist attraction. If I see a lot of tour buses parked outside, I keep walking and do something else because I like the place when it’s...

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MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

The other day I visited an historical site, The Morris-Jumel Mansion, the oldest house in Manhattan. I’d like to take you along on my visit and tell you what I learned. In 1765 The New York Mercury, a Sunday weekly newspaper, that boasted of being the first eastern paper to publish Mark Twain, as...

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Today I am a guest on THE CRIME WRITERS’ CHRONICLE

Today I am a guest on THE CRIME WRITERS’ CHRONICLE

Today I am a guest on THE CRIME WRITERS’ CHRONICLE. Please stop by to learn more about Sharon Wolf, the protagonist in my novel FISH KICKER and to get a little more info about me. This post will give you an opportunity to learn how strong female characters come about. If you have a...

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A Reading of FISH KICKER and an Iris Garden

A Reading of FISH KICKER and an Iris Garden

I just arrived back from Vancouver WA, my old stomping ground when I was a kid. I went there for a reading of FISH KICKER, to attend a high school class reunion, and to visit with family and friends. It was a fun-filled ten days. The first thing I did was drive over to...

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GALLERY HOPPING ON A THURSDAY EVENING

GALLERY HOPPING ON A THURSDAY EVENING

Last Thursday I took the #11 bus to the Chelsea art gallery district where I’d planed to check out a couple galleries. The first gallery was the Magnan Metz Gallery where my friend Kimberlae Saul’s husband, David Opdyke had a one man show. I had not met David before but Kimberlae had told me...

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BUY ME SOME PEANUT & CRAKER JACKS

BUY ME SOME PEANUT & CRAKER JACKS

This weekend Kings River Life Magazine is reprinting my article “BUY ME SOME PEANUTS & CRACKER JACKS.” If you haven’t read it, here’s your chance. It’s that time of year again. When the smell of spring is in the air I get all excited waiting to hear those first cracks of the major league...

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FISH KICKER IS REVIEWED

FISH KICKER IS REVIEWED

CHECK OUT THE REVIEW OF FISH KICKER IN KINGS RIVER LIVE MAGAZINE. THIS IS ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN A FREE E-COPY OF THE NOVEL.

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THE LAUNCH PARTY FOR FISH KICKER

THE LAUNCH PARTY FOR FISH KICKER

FISH KICKER, the novel, was officially published on March 7, and on March 9 I had a launch party to celebrate the occasion. It was held in Mid Manhattan and was hosted by the National Writers Union. We had beautiful weather. The sun was out, the air was nearly spring like and there was...

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