Author Archives: Gary Garth McCann

I have FOUND RELIGION. I BELIEVE in YouTube’s Mr. Deity

This is the first representation of God that makes any sense to me. Is your God all-powerful, all-knowing, or all-loving? Choose two. You can’t have all three. Tell your priest, pastor or rabbi. She or he can begin the process … Continue reading

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Welcome

      My novels: YOUNG AND IN LOVE? (gay men’s novella) (BUY FROM BOLD STROKES BOOKS) or YOUNG AND IN LOVE? (BUY FROM AMAZON)* THE SHAPE OF THE EARTH (gay full-length novel) * THE MAN WHO ASKED TO BE KILLED (noir legal thriller) praised at THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW … Continue reading

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

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THE PEOPLE IN OUR LIVES, WHERE DO THEY GO?

I met pre-med Samuel in an experimental psychology class. He thought he needed my help studying, and probably he did.  As much as help, he seemed to need a buddy, something he was accustomed to from his years as a … Continue reading

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PORTUGAL AT CHRISTMASTIME

We spent Christmas break in three wonderful, historic towns in Portugal, with a final stop in that country in Lisbon. Pictured below are Evora, Coimbra, and Geamareas. [ The top photo is of Rossio plaza, Lisbon, from tourazores.com. The next … Continue reading

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DECORATING THE TREE

She came and went like a breeze, it seemed to teenage me. Sometimes she sat quietly in places where you’d expect her to talk, such as our living room. Or she sat and read when she and I were in … Continue reading

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CHICKEN AND WAFFLES: BACK FROM THE 1930S

Noticing KFC ads for chicken and waffles, I remember Mildred Pierce opening her chicken and waffle restaurant in James N. Cain’s 1941 novel Mildred Pierce. I believe her second restaurant was in Laguna Beach. Until a few years ago, I hadn’t … Continue reading

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