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THEY DON’T TALK ON THEIR CELL PHONES, BUT THEY DON’T DANCE ON THE PLATFORMS, EITHER.

On French trains passengers must move into the vestibule, where the restrooms are, to talk on their cell phones. They do this without exception, without fault. So mannerly, so polite the French. They don’t, however, dance on the platform, as … Continue reading

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Young and in Love?

  My novella from Bold Strokes Books. Cal State engineering student Hardy tries not to repeat all the mistakes of his gay-supportive but womanizing father. Hardy is too young for a husband, but not too young to fall for bi … Continue reading

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The girls blow the boys? I beg your pardon?

How language changes. “On Sunday afternoon the girls blow the boys to a picnic.” From Life magazine, 1949. It means the girls paid for everything. The article was about how an Ohio State boy made five dollars last him for a … Continue reading

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ANOTHER REASON TO HAVE A PROSTATE EXAM

Republished from a tweet by Helen @Hells4Heroes

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EVA KAPITAN, NOVELIST, PUBLISHER, JOYOUS LAUGHER, DIED APRIL 4, 2018

Author of the novels Lovers, Grapes and Crimes and Murder at the Wine Cask Inn, also proprietor of A Few Good Books Publishing, Eva selected quotations to appear on A Few Good Books Publishing web page that tell more about her than I could … Continue reading

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Wherever you go, there it is: home town, U.S.A.

“This was a world of vast parking lots connected to one another by roads that, due to congestion, often looked like vast parking lots. Every motel, restaurant, pet shop, and cinema was part of a national chain, giving the whole … Continue reading

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“Where else but in America would our beastly relatives have had the freedom to behave as abominably as they did?”

Last night I heard this line on the 1960s Dobie Gillis show and immediately thought of the present day and of a certain person whose descendants might need it.

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