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Evening Poem, November 14, 2018

On another grey afternoon We hide from the cold wind Here among the scents of woodfire and stew We think this day is like any other Until we see them through the window These strange birds In a strange formation, … Continue reading

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Bear With Me, Please

Readers;  If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I have been posting segments from a novel in progress.  I am going to do that again, here and now, but I want to say a few … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

  I’ve been away from this blog for a long time.  Longer than I realized.  I even had to get a new password to get back on – I’d forgotten the old one.  But I am back now and here … Continue reading

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The Woman Changes Her Mind

What follows is a snippet from my novel in progress, The Secret of Hill Grove.  To make sense of this you have to know that the thought in these paragraphs is that of Rachel Thompson, the protagonist of the book.  … Continue reading

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A Promise of Riches

More from the novel in progress – The Secret of Maple Grove.   “When we were ripping out the old lath in the library upstairs, right there to the left of the fireplace, we found a wall behind the wall. … Continue reading

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Readers; Here is another snippet from the forthcoming novel, The Secret of Hill Grove.  This bit concerns our girl Rachel Thompson, right after she has an upsetting conversation with a guy from her past, David Dunnigan.  If you want to … Continue reading

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Facing David Dunnigan

Readers;  Here is a little more from the novel in progress.  To give you some context, “Rachel” below is Rachel Thompson, the main character in the book.  She is contemplating buying an old mansion in the little town where she … Continue reading

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life above the common

Originally posted on Joseph E Bird:
Mohler House, St. Albans, WV, 1911 Life above the common. I really like that phrase.  I stole it from Larry Ellis.  It’s the theme of his novel-in-progress about Rachel, a young woman, who, upon…

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More From The Book

Here’s a little more on the background of Rachel Thompson, the main character of the book.  Ed. Rachel stood by the tall windows looking out onto the river in the late twilight. On this winter evening the river would remain … Continue reading

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More From The Book

Here’s a little more on the background of Rachel Thompson, the main character of the book.  Ed. Rachel stood by the tall windows looking out onto the river in the late twilight.   On this winter evening the river would … Continue reading

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