From the monthly archives: October 2011

High Pocket – Chapter 4

October 31, 2011 by

A week ago, we had a proper British meal of bangers and mash (sausages & potatoes) along with Heinz Beans to celebrate our son Graham’s thirty-first birthday, his favorite meal. Annette went to a local English specialty store to get the beans and brought home a copy of the Union Jack newspaper. On the cover was […]

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My New Office

October 24, 2011 by

I’ve been working all week on turning the kid’s old bedroom into my office. My old home office will become Annette’s new studio. Other musical-chair changes will be going on in our home as well in the months ahead. But it’s my new office that is engaging most of my brain power these days…not the […]

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Hello All, I’ve taken out my little red horn from its hiding place, and I’m going to blow it just a bit for the new book review of Passage From England that appeared today in The Cosmopolitan Review, which is a transatlantic quarterly with a Polish angle. Here goes my horn, toot-toot, toot-toot. I’m particularly delighted with […]

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We don’t think of it often enough. Sometimes weeks go by, and then we’ll spot a dead cat in the road or a squirrel splattered under someone’s tires. It hardly ever occurs to me when I’m shopping at the market. I pick up some chicken or salmon, the wild-caught if they have it. Even then […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 3

October 3, 2011 by

Good morning! By popular request, I’m posting this next chapter of High Pocket about a week early. I hope that makes it easier to keep the story in mind. To see earlier chapters, click on the word Writings on the right sidebar under Site Content. As always, I look forward to your comments and hope you continue to enjoy […]

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