Business as Usual?

Image by brisch27 from Pixabay That crazy heat has left us a little like that sleepy cat. No energy in body or mind and no idea or desire of what to do about it. I thought once everything cooled down, it would be business as usual, but no. Nerves are slowly recovering from being pushed […]

Business as Usual?

Death in the Marshes

Their bulky silhouettes sashay with a grace that belies their girth, a languid gait, and a regular routine that requires no guidance, the blue light gives way to hazy dawn, where the mist mixes with the smoke from clay ovens, and the boys are heading to the fields to work. Bubalus bubalis the beautiful Latin […]

Death in the Marshes

In Memoriam: James Douglas Whytock

It’s been a tough week. Last Tuesday, Ken got a call from his mom that his dad, who’d been suffering from Alzheimer’s and had been in a nursing home for the last couple of years, had stopped eating. He’d been on a steady decline and if any of you know anything about Alzheimer’s disease, you’ll […]

In Memoriam: James Douglas Whytock

End notes …

Where the long road has led me (metaphorically, that is) I might very well be finished writing novels. That’s not an easy thing for me to write. It’s like saying my heart has stopped beating or I don’t like music anymore. I’ve been writing novels since I was in my mid-twenties. Forty years. I’ve managed […]

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