Monthly Archives: February 2021

Vive le Français!

Not too long ago, I resumed writing the sequel to my book, L’Amérique, which was published by a small university press. It’s a thinly disguised partly fictional autobiography—something I like to call faction (fact/fiction, get it?) and when it came … Continue reading

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A Hard-working Scam

I have in my hand (I am not quoting the late, great, Senator Joe McCarthy) a check for $6,000 from James Madison University addressed to me and dated mid-February. I could use $6,000—who couldn’t—but unfortunately the check is part of … Continue reading

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I have treasures. There are fewer now than when I lived in a house, but the ones I really care for made the move without too much difficulty. My best treasure is an 18th century chest of drawers that belonged … Continue reading

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