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Luke Meets Estelle, Connie’s Flamboyant Sister

Luke Meets Estelle, Connie’s Flamboyant Sister

She folded her arms, giving me a look of complete adoration. Her words began in a high pitch of inquiry and then descended lower. “Really? You’re willing to do that? Well, darling, if that’s the case, then you may need to pucker up ‘cause I might be laying a little bit of heaven on you.”  […]

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The Society Page Editor – The Latest News From Watervalley

The Society Page Editor – The Latest News From Watervalley

Bitsy Hamilton came by my office this past week with a rather unusual request. She wanted my advice on an obituary. Bitsy is the editor of the society page for the Village Voice, a position she has proudly held since the Reagan Administration. A likeable but somewhat proper old spinster, for decades she has meticulously […]

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Genius

Genius

Next week I will be a guest lecturer to a couple of college literature classes in which my first novel, More Things in Heaven and Earth, is part of the curriculum. Guys like myself, who hail from bushhog-intensive backgrounds, rarely get to have this kind of honor. Each session will last almost an hour and […]

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Ask Connie…The Latest News From Watervalley

Ask Connie…The Latest News From Watervalley

These are some recent excerpts from Connie Thompson’s advice column in the Watervalley news paper. Hope you enjoy!  – Dr. Luke  (From the September 7th edition of the Watervalley News) Dear Connie, I’m a good looking, well educated, middle aged guy who has been married and divorced three times. Women don’t get me…mainly because they all […]

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From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

Last Friday started with a house call, pushing me to be an hour late to the clinic that morning. When I finally arrived through the back entrance, the noise from the reception area hit me like a palpable wave. It was Friday before a holiday and we had a packed house. Great. Normally the staff […]

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Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

            During her appointment at the clinic this past week, Polly Shropshire insisted on bringing her dog into the exam room with her. Polly is a haughty old bird whose ancestors were WFF’s, part of Watervalley’s First Families that settled the area back when the earth’s crust was hardening…a small detail that she amazingly manages […]

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