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Representing the author

Well Considered by Richard Morris was the book discussed this week at a local book club in Prince George’s County, MD. The author’s wife was invited to attend and comment regarding the writing of the novel which Morris published in … Continue reading

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Veterans Day recognition and appreciation for Pat Tillman

Appearing in the Washington Post this Veterans Day is an opinion piece written by Marie Tillman. Titled in the print version “Pat Tillman and Patriotic Discourse” https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/i-was-pat-tillmans-wife-but-i-cant-speak-for-him-neither-can-you/2018/11/08/18374652-d8a0-11e8-83a2-d1c3da28d6b6_story.html?utm_term=.c0bf54e38725, it speaks of legacy. “Over the years, I’ve become used to people wanting to … Continue reading

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Camp Radcliff

1st Cavalry Division Association 2019 calendar arrived today. Featured on the front is Camp Radcliff, Vietnam. Although Richard Morris’s Vietnam war satire, Cologne No. 10 for Men, refers to Camp Radcliff as Camp Vassar, Camp Radcliff was actually named for … Continue reading

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Recognizing veterans

“Make plans now.  The Memorial Day Writers Project will hold its biannual reading on the National Mall this coming Veterans Day (Nov 11, 2018) from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. We’ll be behind the sidewalk near 20 St.  and Constitution Ave.  Authors:  bring extra copies … Continue reading

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Harvard Magazine has arrived

Harvard Magazine November-December 2018 arrived this week. First two pages of “Harvard Authors’ Bookshelf” appear here.          

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What fun!

A friend recently posted to Facebook (along with the notation of having himself done drawings in the link — not the 1908 catalog! — as a student 31 years ago): Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS October 22 at 11:59 AM ·  For … Continue reading

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If your church romanticizes …

“If your church romanticizes the Hondurans they reach out to on short term mission trips, but demonizes the Hondurans seeking asylum in a refugee caravan, it might be time to re-examine what mission is really all about” is going around … Continue reading

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1,000 miles or 12,000 minus 11,000 miles?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-takes-aim-at-trump-gop-in-fiery-milwaukee-speech/2018/10/26/be6d9f34-d97d-11e8-8384-bcc5492fef49_story.html?utm_term=.abdd40f75561 “Obama spoke about the slow-moving migrant caravan from Central America bound for the United States as another example of a Republican scare tactic. “’Now the latest, they’re trying to convince everybody to be afraid of a bunch of impoverished, … Continue reading

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Lynching in Maryland

“Between 1920 and 1938, the NAACP flew a flag outside its headquarters on Fifth Avenue in New York City. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND NAACP” “What do we know about these racist attacks and how should we confront this horrific history today?” … Continue reading

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Zombie Visibility

A year ago Richard Morris continued his support of the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA Zombie Run fundraiser as a Gold Sponsor; two weeks later he had a fall on October 26, followed by emergency surgery and complications. He died November … Continue reading

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