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Jack Hughes & Thomas the Rhymer

  One of my favorite things about being a blogger is the community of like-minded individuals, befriended over the years, who support one another in both writing and life.  The camaraderie we share when one of us reaches a milestone, … Continue reading

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You Beneath Your Skin — Book Review and Author Interview

You Beneath Your Skin presents as a crime novel, but it’s also a love story:  to those who find themselves in loveless marriages and are seeking comfort elsewhere; to mothers who bear the burden of raising children that don’t always … Continue reading

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Joy Story

Joy Story It’s the season of light, ironically, since, in the northern hemisphere, the days are shorter now than they will be all year. I think it’s a testament to man’s resilience:  when in darkness, make light. Back when we … Continue reading

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Courtesy

COURTESY Courtesy shrinks from the state of the world’s manners.  Just the other day she was taking the train into work.  The hustle of the early morning commute can be jangly after a weekend spent drinking her early morning coffee … Continue reading

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Ana Maria Reyes Does NOT Live in a Castle

Ana Maria Reyes Does NOT Live in a Castle In the category of like attracts like, I seem to have a lot of friends who are writers, which is somewhat odd given the singularity, the isolated nature of such an … Continue reading

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La Familia Que Escribe Juntos…

La Familia Que Escribe Juntos… (The Family that Writes Together…) My dear friend Lydia Isales with whom I had worked for over a quarter century retired a few years ago.One day she was there and the next, up and out. A … Continue reading

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Drink to Every Beast

Drink to Every Beast The whole six degrees of separation thing was fully in play when I met Joel Burcat, a friend of a friend and an environmental lawyer like me who also writes environmental thrillers — like me.  Burcat … Continue reading

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Xenophobia

XENOPHOBIA xenophobia | ˌzenəˈfōbēə, ˌzēnəˈfōbēə | noun:  intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries: the resurgence of racism and xenophobia. DERIVATIVES xenophobe | ˈzenəˌfōb, ˈzēnəˌfōb | noun (online dictionary definition) xenophobia:  n. The desire to run … Continue reading

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P3

P3 The Ancient Romans knew that if all roads were eventually going to lead to Rome that they were going to need a little outside help in making it happen.  Creating or redesigning large public works systems is no easy, … Continue reading

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Wants vs. Needs

NEEDS VS. WANTS If you put your needs before your wants and be grateful for what you already have you will always feel blessed. Still halfway there.  #atozblogchallenge pamlazos 4.16.19    

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