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My Dad: A Beautiful Short Story

He didn’t live a long life and but he led a meaningful one, and my father’s effect on me has quietly imploded in the thirty-two years after his death.  His memory has fueled, if not haunted my fiction.  Not every … Continue reading

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On the Eve of Pub Date: Hope

Less than a week before our memoir’s release, I’m writing my first blog feeling very much the way I did on the eve of Chocolate Chocolate’s opening day way back in 1984: with high hopes.  Maybe I’m not the dreamy-eyed … Continue reading

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