From the monthly archives: November 2011

I’m posting this reminder for those I may have missed via email about my presentation on my memoir, Passage From England, this coming Saturday, December 3rd, 11 a.m., at the Santa Monica Library, Fairview Branch, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard. If you missed the presentation I gave at the Woodland Hills and Thousand Oaks libraries, perhaps you’ll be able […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 5

November 28, 2011 by

Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 5 of High Pocket, and I thought it might be a good idea to give a bit of a recap of what’s happened in the story so far. Chapter 1: Jake, a young Homestake gold miner, decides to tell the tale of what he and his girlfriend, Mary, and her […]

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The Best Popcorn Popper

November 21, 2011 by

I’m a popcorn lover. Always have been from the first time I tasted stale popcorn in my Halloween bag over fifty years ago. I don’t, however, like too much salt and virtually all pre-popped corn, especially the microwaveable kind, are drenched in salt. So… I do what Paul Newman did, I pop my own (and […]

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I Held Perfection

November 14, 2011 by

I went fishing last Friday. I wrote this poem about the experience. I’ve also recorded my reading of the poem, which you can listen to by clicking the link at the end of this post. I hope you enjoy them both. ______________ I held Perfection   I held perfection in my hand at the water’s […]

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My New Lava Lamp

November 7, 2011 by

You can’t go home again. I know that. I knew it before I read Thomas Wolfe’s You Can’t Go Home Again in college. We all know it. But still… When Nettie and I were visiting the Outer Banks, North Carolina a few weeks ago (Wolfe was born in Ashville, N.C. incidentally and coincidentally), I got […]

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