Monthly Archives: July 2011

Soul Mates

This entry is aimed at anyone who’s ever owned a dog. More than that, it’s about having a dog as companion, dear friend, indeed, a soul mate. I’ve had dogs most of my life. But two stand out. One, Sheba, … Continue reading

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The Healing Balm of Words

Sometimes we come to a dark wood in life that seems unsurmountable. We’re cloaked in a darkness that seems to have no end. We look for the light, for the crack in the darkness, that will at least offer a … Continue reading

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Living on Tomato Soup

Can you really make a living writing? You can. Of course it depends on what you mean by a ‘living.’ If it means to be able to pay the mortgage, the bills and put food on the table, yes you … Continue reading

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A Gentle Hug From Texas

Every once in a while I thought it’d be fun to show you a work in progress. This excerpt is from an article called ‘Bastrop’s Warm Embrace,‘ which concerns my move from the Pacific Northwest to a little western town just south of … Continue reading

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Book ’em, Dano

What is it you look for when searching out a new read? Whether perusing the aisles of your favorite bookstore or surfing across the universe of Amazon, what makes you stop and pick-up a book and give it a second … Continue reading

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Adaptations

It’s almost routine when we see a film that’s been adapted from a favorite book and as the end credits are rolling, we sigh and think, the book was so much better. But there are those rare occasions when the … Continue reading

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