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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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Whiz-Bang, Grand Finale Weekend

Our literary efforts for 2011 ended with a bang on Veterans Day Weekend—four days in a row from 11-10 — 11/13: on Thursday, a visit by another author who included a chapter I wrote in his new book; Friday, Veterans Day, reading … Continue reading

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Writing instead of writing about writing

This is supposed to be a blog about writing — the process, the products, and the promotion of writing, including songwriting. Writing and promoting my writing take me to some pretty interesting places. However, since my last blog post in … Continue reading

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Remembering … and updating our memories

On Memorial Day 2011, some twenty-five poets, authors and song-writers remembered our fallen soldiers in the Memorial Day Writers Project tent near the Vietnam Memorial on the Mall in Washington. The day was sunny and hot but with a gentle breeze. … Continue reading

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A Skytrooper Moves On… “Without A Song”

March 8, 2011 marked the passing of Col. U.S. Army (Ret.) Joseph Bland Love who had a remarkable career in the army and who crossed my path in Vietnam. (When I talked to him on the telephone about a year … Continue reading

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Honoring Veterans

  For the third year in a row, I spent Veterans Day on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in the Memorial Day Writers’ Project tent (www.memorialdaywritersproject.com) near the Vietnam Memorial where a dozen of us honored our veterans with … Continue reading

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Another patriotic holiday…

Another patriotic holiday reminds me of Memorial Day and Veterans Day when I participate with the Memorial Day Writers Project near the Vietnam Veterans’  Memorial on the Mall in Washington, DC.  Since I do this twice a year, I have added a … Continue reading

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No rain … again!

The forecast called for thunderstorms in the afternoon and we even pulled out the sides of the tent to have ready for hanging when the sky clouded over and the wind picked up.  But we never needed them.  It turned … Continue reading

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Reading, signing, singing

          Reading from Cologne No. 10 For Men near the  Vietnam Memorial on the Washington, DC mall and singing songs I wrote in Vietnam in 1967 from my Skytroopers CD   The Haverford College Bookstore display of Well … Continue reading

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