Category Archives: Writing

Original stuff I want to expose to the public

Twas the week before Christmas…

Twas the week before Christmas, so there was little time to spend on a blog post or create a short rhyme. My first book is gathering dust on a shelf.* The next one is not going to publish itself I … Continue reading

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From one ware to another…

We’ve all heard the old pun: Be alert. This country needs more lerts. This being March, “MS Awareness Month”, let me paraphrase the lame pun for the occasion: Be aware. MS needs more wares. In fact, nobody really needs more … Continue reading

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“A Slippery Land”

It’s finally done. My first book, a novel about Haiti, is available for sale in paperback or Kindle edition. Here’s the cover: For the sake of completeness, here’s the back cover: I’ve been working on this book in one form … Continue reading

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Come to the feast…

I’m not a social man by nature. My privacy is precious to me. The idea of allowing dozens of people to invade my home is enough to send me scurrying for a closet. I’d been convinced at long last that … Continue reading

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Money for something

Every year about this time, I grovel. Begging has become one of my core competencies. I don’t mind, though. First of all, these are good causes. Second, it makes for a relatively easy post. Win-win. The events are also win-win … Continue reading

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Don’t I look great?

Last week I watched a terrific movie that debated the value of words versus pictures. (Logically enough, the movie was called “Words and Pictures”.) Is a picture really worth a thousand words? Let’s find out… My posts are generally a … Continue reading

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A vineyard alone

Jesus begins one of His parables this way: A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge around it, and dug a pit for the wine press, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into … Continue reading

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