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October 29, 2017

CalExit: The Peoples Republic of California

Tucker Carlson of Fox News recently interviewed Shankar Singam, a campaigner for CalExit, the move to get California to secede from the United States. It seemed […]
March 29, 2017

Nebraska Analysis Part I

The story in Nebraska is knitted together through the theme of the ‘journey,’ a journey Woody and his youngest son David take together whether good or ill advised. […]
February 29, 2016

Mark Twain’s Idea of Love

Yesterday, Aug. 29, I went to see Val Kilmer at the Pasadena Playhouse in his role as Mark Twain and I felt he did a bad job.  […]
March 22, 2015

Writing the love scene in a romance novel.

  I find writing the love scene in a novel difficult because I want my reader to understand or realize that when I write a love scene, […]
August 29, 2017

50 Shades of Grey – the Movie

I was very disappointed with the movie “50 Shades of Grey” and so were all the other readers.  As they say, you get what you paid […]
September 29, 2017

Women Led by the Nose

Women have had a difficult road to travel from being chattel owned by men, suffering great pain and humiliation, to earning the vote.  Now women can vote.  They […]
November 29, 2017

The Romance Novel

The romance novel has always been with us, an exquisite intrusion into someone else’s love story.  Novels which come to mind are Jane Eyre, Sense and […]
January 29, 2017

Tastes and Smells of Desire

Women will meet many men in their lifetime, but very few will have the taste and smell of desire.  Sure they can fool themselves into thinking […]
June 29, 2017

Nebraska Analysis Part IV

The other characters are the same as the spectrum of life. As soon as the family finds out that Woody won a million dollars, some members […]