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Aug.28.2010
Summer/Fall 2010
This I believe. There are places on this earth that resonate beyond the five senses.  For me, here in the lower forty-eight, I discovered one in Abiquiu, New Mexico, at Ghost Ranch, near Sante Fe where Georgia O’Keeffe waved her magic brush.  The second is located in Chinle at Canyon de Chelly (...
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Aug.20.2010
While I am writing, I am far away;  and when I come back, I have already left. Pablo Neruda, "We Are Many"
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Aug.01.2010
The night air cools the rose, leaving it refreshed and moist. A buffeting breeze gently sways its petals. A clear sky exposes only the brightest stars in early evealong with Venus nearly kissing a silent moon.  All in the garden await the moment, the moment of transformation, that fraction of...
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Jul.26.2010
If you arrived here via AOL News, then you’ve probably read my opinion piece about my interest in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and the unintentional negative effect on employers who engage disabled workers.. During research for my book, Down But Never Out, I spent three years amongst...
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Jul.24.2010
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Summer has arrived (you already know this especially in the East) and so has the summer/fall 2010 issue of The Hummingbird Review, Vol. 1 No. 2. Find it at Amazon.com/book for now (Open Books Press & B&N.com  soon).  On line with many features and partial works at www.thehummingbirdreview....
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Jul.15.2010
Dedicated to the students of Capitol City Young Writers  Perhaps the Greatest Note Ever Composed By Charles Redner I cry. I cry for the music floating from my stereo speakers, Adagio for Strings. a haunting melody beyond beautiful. I cry for the images revisited when remembering where I first...
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