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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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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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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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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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(Part 5) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

In this blog post, I continue the previous posts (Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4), which I started when I wondered what stereotype I fit that would cause someone to think that I would welcome anti-Muslim emails. That email stimulated me to do … Continue reading

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(Part 3) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

In this blog post, I continue the previous post (Parts 1 and 2), which I started when I wondered what stereotype I fit that would cause someone to think that I would welcome anti-Muslim emails. That email stimulated me to do some research … Continue reading

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(Part 1) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

When I recently received an anti-Muslim email from an acquaintance, it caused me to think about what stereotype I fit that would make someone forward an email like this to me. Since our only association was a recent rediscovery of … 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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