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I have returned after ten mostly restful days in San Francisco and northern California. (I know. HOW? How is it that I’ve returned? It’s a major effort to drive back to the airport each time. I’d just as soon stay … Continue reading

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Give love a chance. If you think I’ve been strangely silent online, you would be right. I could blame it on Real Life (that’s a good scapegoat), or health problems, or logistical stress, but it’s more. Whether Twitter, Facebook, or … Continue reading

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One of my Facebook friends, a musician and all around raconteur who likes to toss things out there for the sake of lively conversation, recently posted a meme titled “What is the most beautiful song ever written?” People piped up … Continue reading

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We live in times where choices are made in black and white. If you’re not a Democrat, you’re a Republican. If you question global warming, you must be a gas guzzling denier. If you love God and believe in him, … Continue reading

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It’s amazing what one can find rooting around in your house. During a little spring cleaning, I found this poem I’d written a long time ago, between pages 136-137 in this Elvis Costello song book. This book belongs to my … Continue reading

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I try to visit the Bay Area a couple of times a year. Besides loving NorCal, I still have a child living in San Francisco, which makes visiting a requisite. The San Francisco Writers Conference is the mandatory February trip, … Continue reading

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 As is sometimes the case, aspiring authors occasionally ask me for advice. (!) I know! Last week, I received an inquiry regarding self-publishing using BookBaby. I might not have all the answers, and I certainly won’t have all the right … Continue reading

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