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May.17.2013
  Our Kind of Traitor by John le Carré is a novel about a Russian money-launderer (Dima) who seeks the help of a friendly British couple (Perry and Gail) when they meet on the island of Antigua.  Dima's need: to reach British intelligence and defect, not from the USSR, but from the...
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Jan.02.2013
"Grandfather”          My grandfather died when I was four.  I have few memories of him.  I remember the smell of his cigar, his laughter as I sat on his lap and talked about the things that are important to four year-olds, the tired look on...
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Jan.01.2013
“Pickled Pears”           After finishing my undergraduate degree, I decided to take some time off before applying to law schools.  I’d failed to get the “Mrs.” degree that was the objective of “normal women” my age and although my prospects of...
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Dec.27.2012
This is dedicated to my friend, Phil “The Jane & Phil Show”           I needed to hire someone to help with repairs on the dilapidated house I'd rented.   My landlord agreed to a reduction in rent if I took over the utility bills and  made it...
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Nov.28.2012
First time readers, kindly read the first entry for October 27, 2012, when this story began:                                   ...
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Nov.24.2012
  Yesterday was the anniversary of Mom's death. Thirty-three years ago, Dad and I ate Thanksgiving Dinner with the neighbors, who offered a prayer I don't remember or perhaps don't want to.  Mom's death was imminent and we wanted her suffering to end. “Get your dad out of here,” the...
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Nov.23.2012
First time readers, kindly read the first entry for October 27, 2012, when this story began . . .                                  ...
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Nov.22.2012
First time readers, kindly read the first entry for October 27, 2012, when this story began . . .                                  ...
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Nov.21.2012
First time readers, kindly read the first entry for October 27, 2012, when this story began . . .                                  ...
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Nov.21.2012
First time readers, kindly read the first entry for October 27, 2012, when this story began . . .                                  ...