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HOT, HOT, HOT

Tweet Midsummer. Today we are under a heat advisory. Old people are supposed to stay in the house and drink a lot of water. This makes sense. I am an old person. So I am inside, thinking about how to … Continue reading

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THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY

Tweet Can a fan letter lead to a publishing deal? Yes, it can! Here is the story behind the story behind the story, as told by my publisher, Lou Aronica of The Story Plant, and me! First, Lou: Our Story Behind the … Continue reading

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ON VACATION

Tweet Aah. Vacation. When we load up the car, drive for hours, and meet up with family. Always fun. I will be back in a couple of weeks. Stay cool, and avoid the news!

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FATHER DAY

Tweet This is my father. Handsome. Brilliant. Creative. Successful as both a violinist, a symphony conductor, a dean and college administrator who “invented” the concept of the Creative Arts Center in American Universities, and raised the money and the bricks … Continue reading

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NEWS

Tweet This has been a tough week. Suicides, a bully POTUS, world events that assault from all sides. Some wise people suggest that the only way to get through it is to turn off the television, stay off social media … Continue reading

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TWO THRILLING WORDS

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INSIDE/OUTSIDE

Tweet It is closing in on ninety degrees today, with humidity of ten thousand per cent. Normal for Ohio in the world of global warming that Scott Pruitt claims to be fake news. However, Pruitt is not the theme of … Continue reading

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GOOD QUESTION

Tweet Is this a Bird or a bug?

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THE NO LIST

Tweet There are quite a few things that in my view are ill-advised, all around terrible ideas, and I cannot imagine why these things ever caught on. So I grabbed a pencil and made a NOPE list of stuff that … Continue reading

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