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Reading – Richard Adams – _The Girl in A Swing_

I’m sorry I marked the first paragraph of the first chapter of this old and deckle edged first edition, but even so slightly used, oh what a still magical and mysterious experience the reading remains. Adams’ work reminds: while a … Continue reading

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An Exhausted Writer’s Retreat – Sunset, Blinds, Hunter Hill, May 1, 2013

On the old Oppenheim Arts & Letters, I had noted several times in its “19th Century” modern section the horror of having applied serious creative writing chops and energy to “chatyping” — that’s what I call all of this — at … Continue reading

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The Quiet Hour: Toward Change II – “The Hellidays”

The father, biological, of a friend of mine is in the hospital today, bereft of his habitual smokes, weak, and perhaps passing away. The friend is most private, and perhaps in this tender area, most people, most families, are, but … Continue reading

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