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In Honor of Sam I Am

Sam I Am12/07/2002 – 09/07/2017 There is a bond between a human and a dog that is forged in a moment and grows stronger over the years. Our bond was forged six years ago on May 22, 2011. I find … Continue reading

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I Will Be…

I Will Be… When the world is dark and cold I will be the light that warms you. When life is like a violent storm at sea I will be the anchor that holds you. When life is sinking all … Continue reading

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Birth of a Story

The writing of a story begins when the writer falls in love with an idea, and that idea gives birth to a word. With love, that word grows into more words and becomes a sentence. That one sentence meets other … Continue reading

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An Indelible Mark

A couple days ago I used a quote from the movie Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont about destiny. That movie has stuck with me for a few days now. I keep looking to see when it will replay so that … Continue reading

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The Waffle House Universe

When I first started working on my first novel and getting serious about writing I would jot down notes whenever I noticed something interesting or had an idea. I did this at bars, school, coffee houses, etc. One place that … Continue reading

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In Memory of Frank McCourt

On Sunday, July 19, 2009, author Frank McCourt passed away at the age of 78. His memoir Angela’s Ashes was the first memoir I ever read. I fell in love with him as a writer as I read Angela’s Ashes. … Continue reading

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