Category Archives: Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS IN LATE SUMMER

  Four days a week I go to a gym, and three days a week I take a long walk. For readers of The Man Who Asked to Be Killed, the scenes above and those immediately below are from the road Buddy … Continue reading

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Goats, anyone?

I never gave goats a thought until last spring when I read Joyce Renwick‘s posthumous short-story volume In Praise of What Persists. A goat stars in the story “The Goat.”  “I kept finding the goat wandering in the dining room, or … Continue reading

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Governor O’Malley: Reality Imitates My Fiction

I threw into the air half of the only glass of wine I held on the evening I spent, sort of, with Governor O’Malley. Todd and I sat among Todd’s fellow Naval Academy faculty in the living room of a … Continue reading

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Swimming at the US Naval Academy, 1942

Above and below reblogged from shotmen.tumblr.com Life – Swimming at the US Naval Academy – Myron Davis – July, 1942 – 5e70964cd34ac649 Life – Swimming at the US Naval Academy – Myron Davis – July, 1942 – a15f6b6f6dea258c    

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Naval Academy Midshipman marching in Annapolis

With the Drum and Bugle Corps and Pipes and Drums

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Strange where life takes us–in my case, I’m thinking of a book signing in Annapolis.

32 years ago, almost to the day of my book signing at the Hard Bean Cafe (9/20&21/14), a new friend–like family to me now, our shared mutual warts and all–picked me up in his mid-sized Oldsmobile as I waited on … Continue reading

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Permanent Makeup and chicken soup

From Terra Ziporyn’s Permanent Makeup: “She understood that the moments we call the past, present, and future coexist, so that everything that had ever happened or would ever happen was always present, and of equal consequence. For that reason, she supposed, … Continue reading

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