Monthly Archives: November 2013

Turkeys and Thankfulness

Tomorrow the Turkey is supreme bird by virtue of appearing on tables more than any other . A turkey is a delicious meal, but it is also a noble creature when one sees it wild in the woodlands. We can … Continue reading

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DOGS (A Thing of Beauty Is A Joy Forever)

My dog, Raja, gives me plenty to think about. He came to this household through my son who took him on as a rescue dog when Raja was but a foolish puppy. Now he is graying (or whitening) around the … Continue reading

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‘TIS THE SEASON

There is a sudden flurry as though the world (at least my world) were poked by a holiday elf. I need more money, better wine and food, and attendance at stores. It happens every year and every year I summon … Continue reading

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Men In Dresses

I laughed years ago at TOOTSIE where the conceit was that a man who wore a dress understood what really made a woman. I am reading reviews of the British imports on Broadway of 12TH NIGHT and RICHARD III, where … Continue reading

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The Writing Business

My novel, The Nun’s Dragon, is about a month away from publication. I am an unwilling student of the “business” of writing at this point. It is not enough to write the prose. One must then package it for a … Continue reading

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