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Marie-Thérèse Henriette Hughette Février Sagnier

Sunday marked the 27th anniversary of my mother’s death. Marie-Thérèse Henriette Hughette Février Sagnier was an amazing woman, a liberated person long before it was fashionable, a feminist, an artist, writer, painter, an amateur actor and musician. She was a … Continue reading

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…And if Elected I Will Not Serve.

So I’m going to put this out there right now so there’s no confusion, in case one day I am selected to run for public office. You can see my scholastic records any time. I was a lousy student, C+ at … Continue reading

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The Very Best e-Books Titles–Part 1

A challenge for online authors is to find eye-grabbing titles that scream, “Read me!”  And so writer friends and members of an informal group that meets every so often rose to the task. Here are some eBook titles guaranteed to hit … Continue reading

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Perks

A very long time ago, when America was a bit saner than it is now, I became friends with a Senator from a Western state. He lived in my neighborhood, often went to a bar where a band I played … Continue reading

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Unabashed Self-Promotion

Anyone who has published a book in the last few years knows that writing is the least of it. Nowadays you have to decide if you’ll self-publish or try to get a publishing house to carry your work, and then … Continue reading

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Runaway Trump

Imagine this: You’re finally headed to the beach on vacation with your family. It’s been a hard year and you’ve been looking forward to this for months. The weather is sunny, mild, cloudless; you’re happily driving along secure in the … Continue reading

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Things That P*ss Me Off

I grow older. The stuff I once allowed to pass by me without so much as a shiver now causes a full-body tremor. I remember seeing the same thing happen to my father as he achieved a certain age. He … Continue reading

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