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Cocoa

  Cocoa Climb into the boat dripping wet and shake off, hand him a mangled duck covered in marsh mud, and he gives you half his braunschweiger sandwich, treats you like a gift from the Celtic god Nodens. But come … Continue reading

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Clean slate

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Author readings for ‘The Executioner’s Face’

  THREE INDEPENDENT book stores will host author reading events for my latest novel, The Executioner’s Face. I invite my readers to attend one of these events. Copies of the book will be on sale at each venue, but there … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace, Createspace

Rest In Peace, Createspace TURN ON THE CLUBHOUSE reading lamp. Adjust it just-so and light up the dozens of books in the old rough-cut oaken bookcase. On the third shelf, far right, you may see my eight books: three novels, … Continue reading

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The Starry Messenger

The Starry Messenger Blessed with the good fortune to live in the North Country where celestial skies are not dimmed and diminished by city lights, I spend many a night hour sitting or lying at the peak of our hilltop … Continue reading

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The defective computer monitor (Subtitle: ‘I’m sorry, Dave. I can’t let you back into the airlock’)

The defective computer monitor (Subtitle: ‘I’m sorry, Dave. I can’t let you back into the airlock’) Friends who are skilled with social media marketing strategies, and much more clever than I, have been after me for months to expand my … Continue reading

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ED puts me back on the beam

ED puts me back on the beam Something was not right. The numbers on the digital screen jumped to 28.4, then dived to 23.2, then stabilized at 24.3. The electronic scale was measuring charges, in grains, of XMP 5744 powder … Continue reading

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