The Fullness of Time

The Fullness of Time

The Fullness of Time, the fourth and best written book (that is…until book five is done) in the Watervalley Series will finally be available on Tuesday, March 26. Hot Dog! (Pre-order info below!) After three years of laboring non-stop at the keyboard, (yes, that’s a big lie) and finding ever new ways to  provide vague […]

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Beautiful Words

Beautiful Words

Beautiful Words Ever have one of those moments…maybe at a party, or in a job interview, or maybe during a friendly (or even unfriendly) debate…where somehow, all the planets aligned, all the cosmic tumblers fell in place and you had the most absolutely perfect rejoinder, the most unconditionally brilliant answer, the most quintessentially genius response […]

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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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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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The Deserted Cottage

The Deserted Cottage

As much as I love words…I’m really a visual person. Pictures invoke story. Years back, I was driving out in the country and came across an old and ruined cottage sitting in the middle of this perfect meadow. It was idyllic and sad in the same breath. The scene never left me. “Who had lived […]

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