Monthly Archives: January 2016

In the Amtrak Southwest Chief dining car

En route from California at Christmas Todd and I were seated in the diner across from a young couple. He wore a snug gray sweater-type shirt that showed off the curves of his biceps and pecs–and he was muscular to … Continue reading

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The Lincoln, new for 1955

I’ve loved trains and cars for as long as I can remember. Some cars of yesteryear are fun because they’re so gaudy or ungainly, but doesn’t this 71-year-old Lincoln have classic beauty?

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Washington Independent Review of Books: THE MAN WHO ASKED TO BE KILLED

I’m especially proud of the review of The Man Who Asked to Be Killed at The Washington Independent Review of Books because the reviewer, Philip K. Jason, is an emeritus English professor, a stranger to me. Since he taught at … Continue reading

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