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Nov.01.2013
I suppose that I am not a very good "Blogger" as I don't very often do it, No real excuse! However since my Beloved Wife Kathey passed away in April from Cancer, followed by my having a serious motorcyle accident on June 1st, I haven't given much of a damn about anything! And that's not good....
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Mar.07.2013
I finished reading "Two Graves" a couple of weeks ago and thought I might share my reading experience with you.I really love a good action/adventure movie and there are lots of them out there.But nothing can take the place of a good,held in the hands book. A comfortable chair,a glass of sherry,a...
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Dec.06.2012
Today I recieved E-mails from the Legion and other Military Organizations which I belong to reminding me that tomorrow is Pearl Harbor Day.Sitting here in my office a while ago thinking about that and other days of remembrance we now "Celebrate?" What is it exactly that we should do? Of course I...
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Nov.25.2012
I recently saw Steve Bergman's book about Johnny Ace and there was immediatly a flood of memories about my youth in Galveston.As a teenager I was very heavilly "into" southern blues. I attended a show at the old Manhatten Club up on the Boulevard in Galveston at 15. It was called the...
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Nov.16.2012
I waited a few days after Veteran's Day to post a blog to allow my "Bile and Ire" to subside somewhat. I feel that now the overall situation for Veterans care is becoming bleak indeed. We have so many young men and women returning with severe trauma and mental issues who are not being properly...
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Oct.06.2012
A few readers have contacted me about the difference between the two versions (paperback) of "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale" my Vietam War Story. So thought I would blog about that. The first version was publishd by Trafford ,Sept 2007. The second version is somewhat longer,with no changes to...
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Aug.27.2012
I have had this book for several years now and it is my very favorite self published novel. I believe that it is the first by Ms.Pinord. About a modern day native american girl up in the Pacific Northwest where bad weather and a serial killer combine to ruin her thanksgiving. A very well written...
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Aug.12.2012
I started this past weekend with a small campaign of on line advertising with JoAnn Vandermullen and Co. I have not done this before and I really have no valid excuse or reason. My books started out very slowly,mainly through word of mouth and my wifes really extensive contact list. I am now...
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Aug.03.2012
I posted the following as a review of my Vietnam War book "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale" After re-publishing the revised paperback version with Createspace. Thought I would share with you my feelings!Well! After a lot of input from readers which ran very favorable in the majority, and after...
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Aug.03.2012
I am very pleased to see my good friend Ellen George, a top rated book reviewer and an author is coming back active into the literary world after an absence of many months.Her reviews are super and I am looking forward to her new "Vampire" novel, entitled "Thirst". Hopefully coming out soon! Best...
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Jul.15.2012
There is now a new,longer and better edited, paperback version of "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale" my Vietnam War Story,Republishedd through Createspace (Amazon) Available now for only $17.50 that is half of what it was before.It is listed on Amazon Books, Barnes & Noble and others. The...
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Jul.15.2012
Being the Dark Knight requires a man with a dark phsycological profile,predicated on both revenge and justice.It would require a great deal of wealth to support the lifestyle both literal and physical.The inner strength required to keep the rage from overcoming the quest for applied literal street...
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Jun.18.2012
Now I am also very pleased to announce the release of a new paperback revised edition of my Vietnam War book "A Hard Place/A Sergeants Tale by Createspace at $17.50 it's availale on Amazon Books and others.Along with the new paperback "Archaeology 501/The Field Trip" for $5.50. I hope you will give...
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Jun.15.2012
My short novel, titled "Archaeology 501/The Field Trip" Revised Edition is now newly published by Createspace (Amazon) in paperback and is available. A really good story about very large snakes and monsters! Also my Vietnam War book will be available in a new paperback version in a couple of days....
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May.26.2012
The unseen table before you is a place of honor. It is set for one. This table is our way of symbolizing the fact that members of our profession of arms are missing from our midst. They are commonly called POWs or MIAs, we call them "Brothers." They are unable to be with us this evening and so...
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