Category Archives: Relating to Skytroopers, CD

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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Michell Spoden interview of Richard Morris

Reprinted from Recovering The Self, A Journal of Hope and Healing, 8-29-2016 Canoedling in Cleveland: A Chat with Richard Morris Ernest / 23 hours ago by Michell Spoden Canoes are one of the oldest sources of travel through the rivers. They … Continue reading

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Escaping the monsoon rains

The Memorial Day forecast called for rain all day in Washington, DC. That made me think of the song I wrote in Vietnam in 1967 when I was a rifle platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division, “When’s the sun gonna shine … Continue reading

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Again at Alfio’s

                Again I share with you an invitation from Dick Epstein, as I am returning to read and sing at Alfio’s on Feb. 18 – https://richardmorrisauthor.wordpress.com/2015/01/12/warrior-arts-cafe/ Here is his message: The Warrior Arts … Continue reading

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The economy has improved . . .

“The economy has improved” was the only explanation we could come up with during the first weekend in May when Saturday at the Old Bowie Antique Craft and Food Truck Festival and Sunday at the Riverdale Arts Festival turned out … Continue reading

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“Read it and be Amazed.” —Vietnam Veterans of America on Cologne No. 10 For Men

I am happy and pleased to share with you a review of Cologne No. 10 For Men by David Willson that appears in the October 13 online edition of the VVA Veteran Books in Review II.  Books in Review II,’ … Continue reading

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Watchin’ all the folks go by…

That reminds me of a song: Sittin’ in the book booth  Watchin’ all the folks go by. You know, like “Standin’ on the corner  Watchin’ all the girls go by…”  Now I’ve really dated myself. Saturday, we enjoyed the Fall … Continue reading

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Happy anniversary, MDWP

On Memorial Day, May 27, I honored American veterans by reading from Cologne No. 10 For Men and singing songs from my CD, Skytroopers – songs of war, peace, and love from Vietnam. The venue was the twentieth anniversary Memorial … Continue reading

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Kill Anything That Moves – The Real American War In Vietnam, by Nick Turse: A One-Sided View of the War

Nick Turse’s meticulously-researched investigations of American war crimes in Vietnam have gained him a Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a fellowship at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. His bestselling work, Kill Anything That Moves, … Continue reading

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Not as predicted

Memorial Day weekend did not turn out as I had predicted https://richardmorrisauthor.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/tis-the-season/. In that post I had commented that Well Considered was likely to sell well in Bowie, as the setting of the novel is there, and that Memorial Day … Continue reading

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