notes from pittsburgh containing memoriest

bean soup with chuck grassley

politics
Chuck Grassley
memories
reconsideration

Capitol Hill Bean Soup with Chuck Grassley, then Representative from Iowa...remember, opinions of people can change over time...written in 2009

bianca takes her last walk

dogs
memories

You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us...written in 2007

dog of my dreams

memories
growing up
Niagara Falls

About moving on, with approval...written in 2006

hey, baybee, where y'at?

New Orleans
lagniappe
pre-Katrina
memories

Bathing in lagniappe with street people during visits to Dante's Second Circle of Hell (*aka* Bourbon Street) in steamy New Orleans...published in 2005.

first heat, then snow

memories
weather
Niagara Falls

Back in the day, when it really snowed, and no one worked on Sunday....written in 2005

7th grade dance

growing up
poem

Days of innocence lost....written in 2004

a bit of hot air

memories
growing up
Niagara Falls

Memories of my father...written in 2004

my career in a niche market of the romance novel genre

romance
story

A novel précis in the line of D. H. Lawrence's short story, `the horse-dealer's daughter`...written in 2004

`requiescat in erica maris` at Brandon Point

Ireland
travel
Niagara Falls
memories
funerals
latin
goombah
paesano

A languid sort of travelogue from Ireland and, from there, to a intrepid funeral vacation of the mind....written in 2004

waiting for a rebirth of wonder in san francisco

San Francisco
Oklahoma City
Ferlingetti
terror
travel

Accounting for the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing from San Francisco...written in 2004

simple generosity of spirit

memories
generosity
elderly
Niagara Falls

Early lessons, sometimes learned, about doing good because it is good....written in 2004

the `Ba` of Niagara

Niagara Falls

The time & space of Niagara Falls....written in 2003

Niagara Falls? slowly I turned...inch by inch...step by step...

Niagara Falls
three stooges
daredevils

An essay about the freaky, carny noteriety earned by the sometimes "monkey maze" of Niagara Falls...written in 2003

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notes from pittsburgh containing memoriest




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