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A collection of short stories, chapters, and excerpts that I have written…

Feb. 17, 2018

“You can’t change the world by telling people to eat their broccoli . . . it all comes down to telling them a good story.” — John Landau, producer...

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Feb 9, 2014

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge. —...

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Life after kids & career.

I was 77 last April and I’m having a blast! I’m having the time of my life since I left the workforce and, frankly, I’m surprised. As a youngster, I dreaded getting old. The old people I knew were grumpy; they weren’t having much fun. I didn’t...

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Greener Pastures

Jed Carson is the dictatorial patriarch of his family. He has three daughters. The older two are married to men who are junior partners in his business. For all practical purposes, these men have become his sons. They ruefully refer to themselves as “The Carson Kids.”...

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The Dream

Todd Overlander’s life is in the tank: He’s been diagnosed with ALS. He’s just discovered that his wife intends to bail because she “doesn’t intend to be anybody’s caregiver.” Reluctantly, he agrees to see an unorthodox...

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The Gift

Paul has just lost his wife. Now there is nothing left to do. After a busy life of getting an education, raising a family while building a career, and, finally, supporting a wife until she lost her battle with cancer, it’s all done. There is nothing left to do....

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The Kitten Burglar — A full length novel

A flash of headlights in the street caused Kitten to flatten herself against the wall. She had little concern about being seen three stories up and in the shadow, but why take a chance? “The only people who win by taking chances are in the movies,” her...

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The April Generals — a work in progress

It is a terrible awakening to find yourself responsible for the future of mankind, but that’s what happened to Colin Magruder. Happily married, with the kids out on their own, and the bills paid, a comfortable retirement appeared to be in the offing when...

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Lokah Samnastah Sukino Bhavantu

May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all

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