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Free Delivery

Amazon Prime had nothing on us today! We offered free delivery on our books so that runners wouldn’t have to carry them home. We would deliver them to their door (just like UPS) or  mail them (just like USPS). Why the … Continue reading

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Offbeat Gargoyle and Cologne No. 10 For Men

I was excited to read that Gargoyle, DC’s oldest literary magazine, celebrated its 40th anniversary, and I’m proud that I worked with its founder and editor, Richard Peabody, a couple of times over the years. That sort of puts me in the company of MacArthur … Continue reading

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On the Wrong Side of History

I just completed ten blog posts summarizing Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam War series and inserting comments about what I was doing at the time or how that particular segment related to my Vietnam War satire, Cologne No. 10 for … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War:” Episode Ten: “The Weight of Memory” (March 1973 – Onward)

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Ten of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War:” Episode Nine: “A Disrespectful Loyalty” (May 1970 – March 1973)

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Nine of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War:” Episode Eight: “The History of the World” (April 1969 – May 1970)

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Eight of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War: Episode Seven: “The Veneer of Civilization” (June 1968 – May 1969)

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Seven of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War,” Episode Six: “Things Fall Apart” (Jan. 1968 – July 1968)

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Six of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair

I was unable to be at the Hyattsville (MD) Arts and Ales Festival at the opening bell, so Barbara set up a display on an empty chair with our pictures showing before and after photos of us fifty years apart. The … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War” Episode Five: “This Is What We Do” (July 1967 – Dec. 1967), Thursday, Sept. 21:

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Five of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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