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“the sea of time”

  TWO BOOK LAUNCH PARTIES!! IN CHICO, AT 1078 GALLERY, THURSDAY JUNE 2, 7PM IN REDONDO BEACH, AT COFFEE CARTEL, SUNDAY JUNE 19, Time TBA (late afternoon) So pleased to announce a second book get-together, this one in

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The suitor observed by the Stout sisters, Sunday walk, 1912

“Who is she waiting for?”

the slightly mysterious grandparents, one century ago… In January of 1913, in Lincoln, Nebraska, Nell’s father died, age 63. The children, said the funeral notice, were “privileged to be with their father and administer to

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Fidus et Fortis

Mother had cause for her lack of enthusiasm about war, having lost her first husband while he was stationed with the Army Air Corp in Sardinia, attached to a bomber squadron of B-26s. They

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The Angel Wrote and Vanished

A certain eccentricity ran among the three closest sisters of my grandmother’s family, Nell, Sue and Evelyn, and quirky stories followed each of them through their lives. In her one room school in the

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The Jesus Road

For a wild place, Buffalo had many soothing beauties. In the mid-1920s, after they had left the homestead and moved into town for good, in the summer evenings the family would drive in the

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At 2626, a Deeper Silence

One day in March of 1944, at 2626 P Street in Lincoln, Nebraska, Mother sat by the dining room door next to the radio, laughing along with her cousins and then in conversation with

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