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My Old Man, BS Ph

The price war that erupted this week among Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, and Barnes & Noble has authors, publishers, and independent booksellers nervously speculating about what the future holds for them.  Ironically, Barnes & Noble, whose sheer size gave it pricing … Continue reading

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Words of Love

Does this work for you: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?Thou are more lovely and more temperateRough winds do shake the darling buds of May,And Summer’s lease hath all too short a date: How about this: How do … Continue reading

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When a Soldier Makes it Home

One afternoon when I was eight or nine, I was playing stickball in the street with some neighborhood kids and a fight broke out.  Hearing the commotion, an old man who had been sitting on his front porch watching us … Continue reading

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