Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Journey Back in Time

I came across something I wrote on October 12, 1984 yesterday.  I had forgotten the details of an adventure that I still think of from time to time and was happy to see that I had actually written them down. … Continue reading

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Sparrow Hawk and the Boston Marathon

In my novel Sparrow Hawk, a terrorist cell is stopped by the FBI as they are about to set off massive explosions at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Why Wrigley Field? Well, it is a very public spot set in the … Continue reading

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Reposted from Selwyn Duke

Isn’t it time we get serious about the roots of violence?? Why the NRA is Right about Hollywood By Selwyn Duke Upstate New York’s Catskill Mountain Range is a bucolic place near and dear to my heart. It’s where storybook character … Continue reading

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A Ceiba in Arizona

The Ceiba tree, otherwise known as the silk floss or the cotton floss tree is a remarkable, beautiful tree. It is considered the Maya Sacred Tree of Life, growing to be extremely tall and connecting the earth to the sky, … Continue reading

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More Blessings–Finding Family

 Last spring one of my sons did a DNA test through Ancestry.com.  We were excited to see what our blood lines showed.  Not surprisingly we were mostly Scandinavian, with a little bit of Southern Europe–Spain–mixed in and about 7% from … Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings–Medical Care??

I haven’t been writing as much as I would like–not only on my blog, but on my third Kiko and Maggie Perez Mystery.  The book is nearly finished.  I am not satisfied with the ending; so why don’t I sit … Continue reading

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