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I recently finished my first novel "Excursion", an action adventure that can be purchased on Amazon ($2.99) for your Kindle or Kindle app. My second book "BURNED" is now out and is also available on Amazon.

I once had a column in a local N.Y. paper.  I hope to get some feedback on the inane subjects I write about. I don't look at the glass being half empty or half full but why is there lipstick on the glass? My mind is like Disney World. My ideas are all waiting in line to get into Space Mountain.

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  • Excursion (Chapter 63)
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    Excursion (Chapter 63)

    23 months ago

    Sloan put away his cell phone. “We got some bad news. Longstreet won’t be coming until tomorrow. He said something important came up and to keep his boy occupied.” “Aw shit,”...

  • A Child's Musings
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    A Child's Musings

    2 years ago

    My writing career started quite late in life. I wasn't a very good student in school so I never in my wildest dreams could ever imagine becoming a writer and in all probability neither could any of my English teachers....

  • The Penis Indictment
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    The Penis Indictment

    2 years ago

    The dictionary describes man as “A bipedal primate mammal (Homo sapiens) that is anatomically related to the great apes but distinguished especially by notable development of the brain with a resultant capacity...

  • Can we survive without Dr. Spock?
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    Can we survive without Dr. Spock?

    2 years ago

    When I was a child, way back when, there wasn’t any such thing as “child abuse”. It was called discipline. I got hit each and every day, at least once. So did all my friends, it was a fact of life. No...

  • The End of a Legend
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    The End of a Legend

    2 years ago

    After my mother died my father became very distraught and more and more depressed with each passing day. He didn’t know how he would go on without her. They had been together for 57 long hard years. I visited...

  • The Vacuum Salesman Incident
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    The Vacuum Salesman Incident

    2 years ago

    Kirby man, the doorbell rang again. Kirby man the voice on the other side of the door chimed. My father looked at my mother and shrugged. He lifted himself off the well worn sofa and ambled over to the door. Go away he...

  • Who bombed South Carolina?...We did.
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    Who bombed South Carolina?...We did.

    3 years ago

    It was a time when Russia and the United States were locked in a cold war battle to see who had the biggest baddest bombs and missiles. It was 1958, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president and Nikita Khrushchev was the...

  • The Goat Doctor
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    The Goat Doctor

    3 years ago

    In the early 1900's a young man after graduating from medical school opened up a private practice in a small town in Kansas. He had to wait a couple of months before he got his first patient who was a farmer as were...

  • The Plant
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    The Plant

    3 years ago

    I was only in my new rental apartment for a few weeks when I realized I wasn't as solitary an individual as my ex-wife had relentlessly tried making clear to me. I actually missed her incessant nagging. Getting a pet...

  • The Polluting of the Minds
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    The Polluting of the Minds

    3 years ago

    As human beings we tend to be very fragile. Our minds are easily manipulated. We all have our views on various important or completely inane subjects. We make decisions based on others opinions and most facts lay...

  • Is That a Chicken Joke?
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    Is That a Chicken Joke?

    2 years ago

    Our sense of humor has evolved. Uncle Miltie, Groucho, even "Hey Abbott" doesn't cut it anymore. Now we use humor to slice and dice. Making fun of one another is the joke of the day. A thick skin is required...

  • Hazards of Mid-Life Dating
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    Hazards of Mid-Life Dating

    2 years ago

    He or she? I was still getting out of there, libido still intact.

  • Innovation or Desolation
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    Innovation or Desolation

    2 years ago

    We think pretty highly of ourselves, our big brains bulging out of our tiny heads. We are the masters of the universe. No one can tell us any different, we are just plain wonderful. Our strides just in the last eighty...

  • Coincidence or Planned?
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    Coincidence or Planned?

    3 years ago

    The definition of coincidence is The state or fact of occupying the same relative position or area in space. A sequence of events that although accidental seems to have been planned or arranged. Deepak Chopra...

  • The Wile E. Coyote Syndrome
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    The Wile E. Coyote Syndrome

    3 years ago

    Road Runner has been eluding Wile E. Coyote for many years. As a child I laughed like crazy at those cartoons, even as an adult they’re still pretty funny. The elaborate inventions Wile E. came up with to destroy...

  • I Hate To Walk
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    I Hate To Walk

    3 years ago

    Hate is a very strong emotion so let’s just say my least favorite thing in the world to do is walk, especially long distances. It’s very tiring and at the end of the walk I’m always ready for a good...

  • Ahhh to be remembered
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    Ahhh to be remembered

    4 years ago

    There’s a fairly new mattress on the market with what they refer to as “memory foam”, a rubberized super enormous sponge that you lay on and it some how remembers your body outline thereby easing you...

  • New Friendships
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    New Friendships

    3 years ago

    What is this thing called “Meetup” and how can I get involved? That’s what I’ve been hearing the last couple of years. I’ll try and answer by saying that Meetup is a social interactive...

  • The Bicycle Incident
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    The Bicycle Incident

    3 years ago

    I think we all remember our very first bicycle, probably because it’s usually given to us on a special occasion. I got mine on Christmas. I never expected it, a total surprise. I was eleven years old and up until...

  • Y'all Need a Receipt
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    Y'all Need a Receipt

    2 years ago

    License and registration please. As drivers those are the words we all dread hearing. But how about license registration and receipt? That’s what I was up against a few years ago as I tooled along one morning on...

  • The Tee Shirt Incident
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    The Tee Shirt Incident

    3 years ago

    My father was the most embarrassing exasperating person I’ve ever known. He was easily provoked into telling you what he thought of you good or bad, but mostly bad. Because it was very easy to get on his bad side...

  • The Lost Key Incident
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    The Lost Key Incident

    2 years ago

    My parents lived in an apartment complex in Queens N.Y. It was a six story building built around 1930. They had a three room apartment on the fifth floor. My wife and I went there every Monday for dinner. On this...

  • The Stench Connection
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    The Stench Connection

    3 years ago

    When someone says "I'll cut you" thats when some sort of heroic intervention is desperately needed, but it's probably going to have to come from within.

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