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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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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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Nearly gone with the wind!

We’ve already been to four festivals this year, and I’m just getting around to writing about them. Here goes ~ At the Old Town Bowie Antique & Craft Spring Fling 2016 (Sunday, May 15  in Old Bowie, MD), the wind … Continue reading

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Upcoming Appearances: February thru July, 2015

I recently spent a couple of weeks planning book festivals and other events where I can feature my novels, especially Canoedling in Cleveland. Although a couple of events are not yet settled, here are the ones that are: Tuesday, 2/24/15 … 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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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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Thanks, Eli

At the International Day of the Book festival in Kensington, Maryland, last Sunday, a steady stream of booklovers passed by. Many stopped to hear about Cologne No. 10 for Men and Well Considered. This is always our first book festival of the season. … 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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Can’t top this for a Memorial Day preview

Sunday I will be participating in the new Artsfest in Old Bowie, MD. Then on Monday, Memorial Day, I’ll be in D.C. on Constitution Avenue near the Vietnam Memorial with the Memorial Day Writers’ Project. I can’t top this link … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season of festivals all around us. Riverdale Artsfest was wonderful and will definitely be on our list to watch for next year   https://richardmorrisauthor.wordpress.com/2012/05/08/a-curiosity-shop/. Procrastination prevented us from having a booth at the Green Man Festival in Greenbelt last weekend … Continue reading

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