Category Archives: Relating to Cologne No. 10 for Men

In honor of male friends

On the November 21, 2018 first anniversary of Richard Morris’s death, there are others who also need to be remembered — his network of best friends who, one by one, died before him. Brought to mind during the recent book … 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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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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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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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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