Category Archives: Writing

Original stuff I want to expose to the public

Goodbye…

Ten years ago today I published my first post for “Limping in the Light”. In that span, I’ve published 389 posts. (There are a few more that never saw the virtual light of virtual day.) This is #390. It’s also … Continue reading

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The Slumbering MS Writer Awakens

I find it more than slightly amazing that it has been eight months since my last post in this blog. (Not including shameless advertisements for my books.) The guilt weighs heavily on my mind, but so do self-imposed deadlines. In … Continue reading

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The Endless Cycle: Book 1

I’m pleased to announce the reason for my recent absence from the blog scene: My new book, Breakaway, the first in a four book series intended for middle-grade readers, has just been published. The description on the back cover gives … Continue reading

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Top Ten things to do while in the MRI tube

If you have MS, you’ve spent more than your fair share of time buried in an MRI machine. It’s a little known fact that the MRI was invented by some obscure cleric during the Inquisition to extract confessions from suspected … Continue reading

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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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