Category Archives: Books

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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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The Old Guard and the New Media.

Having spent the majority of my adult life in the news media, it is increasingly difficult to admire the current product, both written and electronic versions. While many newspapers have adopted new styles to accommodate their new (and dwindling) audience, … Continue reading

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Could Angelina be one of the 12 Monkeys?

If you could travel back in time, and ran into yourself as a kid, would it influence your life to come? What if you witnessed – as a kid – the death of someone, and that person turned out to … Continue reading

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What the Dickens? Happy 200th Birthday!

Raise your glass in a toast to honor the creator of Uriah Heep, David Copperfield, Little Dombey, Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bill Sikes, and Fagin – the headmaster of young pickpockets. It is the 200th Anniversary for Charles Dickens! If … Continue reading

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