Category Archives: Why I Do What I Do

Mondo Takes Manhattan II: Electric Boogaloo: Day 2

So after I concluded this morning’s post, I got myself civilized and headed out. My first stop was for brunch, at the famous Katz’s Delicatessen. In keeping with my own taste and the recommendation of a former student, I went … Continue reading

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Mondo Takes Manhattan II: Electric Boogaloo: Day One

I woke up shortly after midnight yesterday in Mondoville, because I had a flight to catch in Charlotte at 6 a.m., which meant I had to reach the airport at what my daughter would describe as “Stupid o’clock”. And since … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Potpourri: Northbound Edition

In the words of the Queen song, I’m lazing on a Sunday afternoon. There’s playoff football on the tube, but as a Bengals fan, I’m under no obligation to pay much attention, and classes don’t start for another week, so … Continue reading

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2020 Visions

So we’ve made it into another one, as I hurtle toward the double nickels this September. I’m reading an early Shell Scott novel (so early that Shell’s hair is brown, as opposed to the white that he has in the … Continue reading

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Now Boarding for 2020…

Mrs. M and I got home from a nice dinner at a local Mexican restaurant about an hour ago, and I’ll get back to reading a collection of Jeremiah Healy’s Cuddy short stories in a little bit. But since we’re … Continue reading

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Bookish Stuff on a Friday Afternoon

A couple of pieces of book info, one including my work, and another that doesn’t, but is well worth your time. From Sea to Stormy Sea is due out in the next few weeks. Amazon lists 3 Dec as the pub … Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri: Trudging Uphill Edition

Having been instructed by the doctor to take yesterday off, I find myself in the midst of a three-day weekend that I wasn’t seeking, but I guess I need. There’s just been so much to do, doggone it. Fortunately, Mrs. … Continue reading

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