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WRITE YOUR LIFE, March 19-20, 2016

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Smelling the Roses

“We’re all liars.” That’s what Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) said in a great interview a few years ago at the Writer’s Guild Foundation. Of course  was talking to a room full of professional writers – so I guess that makes … Continue reading

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Losing a great friend.

A great friend of mine is in the hospital, very ill. Doctors say there is no hope of survival. But he doesn’t know this. Or at least I think he doesn’t .. or perhaps I hope he doesn’t.  He has … Continue reading

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Bluegrass in my soul …

What is it about Bluegrass? Last night, found myself driving home and was suddenly compelled to go by Viva Cantina to hear my favorite Bluegrass band perform, Murphy’s Flaw. Spent the next two hours only inches away from a six-member … Continue reading

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DAY 61 – July 11, 2013 – Back in LA. Back in my bed. An old friend.

What is it about beds? They’re all pretty much the same (except for the water bed I had in Stuttgart!). When I arrived home the other night and after not enough sleep the night before and then eleven more sleepless … Continue reading

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DAY 51 – How life is always perfect.

Or, the “Round The World 70th Birthday Tour” experiences another change. About two years ago I realized that I had taken on a whole new attitude about life. The new attitude: That “everything is perfect, no matter what happens.” That’s … Continue reading

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DAY 45 – Happy Birthday, Mom

June 25, 2013 My Mom would have been 101 today. There are some days that the pain of missing my parents is profound … today is such a day. What I miss most about them is having the opportunity to … Continue reading

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