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Preface to the Introduction: a Bookstore update.

There is a scent of caramel in the air, deliciously entwined with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. My daughter and I are sampling coffee grinds in an effort to winnow down the premier offerings when the stainless steel machine … Continue reading

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Where went those innocent times?

At some point, youthful pride diminishes, to be taken over by what might pass as elderly scholarship, in allowing us the joy of holding our grandchildren and rocking them from crying to snuffling to deep sleep. I’ve embraced that. That … Continue reading

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How close before the violence worries us?

If you got in your car in Tulsa and drove south for half-a-day, you’d find yourself having left the state of Oklahoma for the Mexican state of Nuevo Leone, where the industrial city of Monterrey is located. It’s where Tecate … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston: My Frequent AM Companion. FM too.

There’s no question I listened to more Whitney Houston than people the age of my children, who were toddlers at the height of her vocal prowess. I’m guessing I heard more Whitney Houston than most people on Earth, being part … Continue reading

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