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Who believes in Zombies?

Saturday, October 14. I do, for one. I’ve seen them. I’ve seen them running toward me, screaming and hollering. I had to run away to save myself. There’s one now. Look out!     Look for our booth, too:   … Continue reading

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Go Green, Man

  Saturday and Sunday, we joined the 13th Annual Green Man Festival in Greenbelt, Maryland, “celebrating the star whose light and warmth has brought life to our planet.” But the festival also continues to be a leafy green one that encourages planting of … Continue reading

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History Lives in Westlake

In July, we participated in the Westlake [Ohio] Historical Society Vintage Antique & Craft Festival, which may seem like an unusual venue for selling my books. But all of my novels are historical: Canoedling in Cleveland pictures life in Cleveland from teenagers’ … Continue reading

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Protecting our soldiers and citizens from torture

From 1966 at the U.S. Army Infantry Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, GA, I remember a section of the course on treatment of prisoners. We were instructed to treat prisoners humanely, according to the Geneva Conventions–a reciprocal agreement among 196 members, … Continue reading

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Two Points of View on Columbus Day

Writers must always be concerned about point of view. Here are two views of Columbus Day, one by supporters, and the other by proponents of Indigenous People’s Day. They bring to mind the issues of peace and justice, which are themes in my … Continue reading

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Undaunted … we move forward to battle …

Undaunted (by the rain), throngs of people moved across the bridge and past our tent, hurrying to battle – the reenactment of the 1814 Battle of Bladensburg, when British troops overwhelmed our forces and raced into Washington, D.C. to burn … 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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Miss Saigon vs Wilfred’s Can

. . . . . “Created by the acclaimed writers of Les Misérables, this modern, rock-infused adaptation of Puccini’s 1904 opera Madame Butterfly explores the ongoing impact of love, loss and the collision of cultures during the Vietnam War…Vietnamese Kim … 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 Available” but all others were also

I was shocked to find Well Considered “Not Available” on Amazon today — and neither was Cologne No. 10 for Men — but I soon discovered that no other titles were available either!  Took a while to even find comments from … Continue reading

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