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Bullish Research

Sorry, stock market fans, this is about a different kind of stock. Saturday night June 7 we experienced Dave Martin’s Bullride Mania at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, Maryland, north of Annapolis. It was a trip. Thousands gathered to … Continue reading

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Close to home

It’s sometimes said that a person’s gifts and talents are rarely appreciated by those close to them. So I feel really honored that both my first novel, Cologne No. 10 for Men, and my most recent, Masjid Morning, soon will be featured in … Continue reading

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“A thought-provoking and ultimately moving story”

I am proud to share my just-received Kirkus review of Masjid Morning: MASJID MORNING Richard Morris CreateSpace (272 pp.) $14.95 paperback, $7.99 e-book ISBN: 978-1-5372-3327-7; November 10, 2016 BOOK REVIEW In the latest novel from Morris . . . , a pair … Continue reading

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Corrections already needed to my 11/10/16 novel

Two mosques were burned to the ground in Texas in January. Already I should revise the Author’s Note in my novel, Masjid Morning, just published on November 10, 2016. The book is about the determined effort of a group of men to stop the construction … Continue reading

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Give me your tired, your poor . . .

Inscribed on a plaque inside the base of the Statue of Liberty is the following sonnet by Emma Lazarus, entitled “New Colossus:” Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at … Continue reading

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Immersing myself in Islam

This week I spent some time learning more about Islam, because some of the characters in my next novel are Muslim. On Monday, I toured the Islamic Mosque and Cultural Center on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC, the first mosque in the … Continue reading

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Helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent

Yesterday, the Washington Post had an article by Petula Dvorak that I thought was important to share, about Muslim Boy Scout troops in the Washington D.C. area. You may remember my series of posts answering questions about Muslims in America, … Continue reading

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Not Dead Yet

In Innovation, Life and Love: Reflections on Living with Mortality, you will voyage through the mind of Michael Gollin—husband, father, poet, photographer, and international patent attorney—as he crosses the sea of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS. Through poetry, stories, essays, and … Continue reading

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Traveling to Canoedling Country

This weekend we will be at the Festival of the Fish in Vermilion, Ohio, which is also famous for the lion-worms that course up and down the Vermilion River terrifying children and steel-head trout (according to the children’s fantasy in … Continue reading

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Hyattsville author finishes book before death — ‘The book kept him going,’ wife says

by Jamie Anfenson-Comeau Staff Writer Longtime Hyattsville resident David L. Levy died in December 2014, but just before he died, he was able to hold a copy of the book he spent the last two years of his life completing. … Continue reading

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