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The First Review of My Novella YOUNG AND IN LOVE?

“Hardy is working his way through that difficult journey of discovering not only who he is and what he wants out of life– but also finding, or better, defining what love means for him. ‘Young and In Love?’ is a … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH SWEETER DOES IT GET?

  From https://gifsgayss.tumblr.com/

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The wet and the dry: Niagara Falls and Big Bend

    The volume Big Bend includes the story “Big Bend,” awarded the 2001 Flanner O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The Holland Hotel is across the road from the train station in Alpine, TX, Amtrak’s stop for Big Bend. You’ll need a … Continue reading

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SACONY CIELLA AD IN LIFE MAGAZINE 1949

Is it the pose that makes this picture so striking? Wouldn’t it be a great book cover?  

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“READING IS LIKE THE SEX ACT – DONE PRIVATELY, AND OFTEN IN BED.”

Attributed to Daniel Boorstein, Librarian of Congress 1975-1987 and a historian. I saw this quote on “a good reader imagines” on the tumblr man-reading. The picture below is from the same tumblr, I believe, although the address is menreadningtumblr.com.

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I ALSO BLOG AT streamlinermemories.com.

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Two Thanksgiving Wednesdays

Brookhurst Street wasn’t so busy in the fog as I, a high-school freshman, carried my Bible home from Wednesday evening prayer meeting with my older sister and the church librarian, a young woman with a 10-year-old son and a non-believer … Continue reading

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