Category Archives: Essays


At the END OF THE DAY is a collection of the best of the author’s short stories, published previously in OF HEAVEN & EARTH and REPORT FROM MARS, together with selected essays, poems and memoirs written over the past thirty years. … Continue reading

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Most of us who remain in the upscale retirement community where I live, congratulate ourselves on being isolated from the crime and mischief that occurs outside our boundaries. We are indeed fortunate to be able to pursue our pickle-ball, golf, … Continue reading

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Everyone thinks he or she is a better driver than most other drivers are, but I believe there are a lot out there who should receive electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or, in exceptional cases, a dose of potassium cyanide. Topping my … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE a stream of consciousness essay

The future is like the end of the rainbow; you never catch up with it — it’s always just beyond one’s reach. One’s reach is a distance that people in ancient times sought to quantify, for trade and construction purposes. … Continue reading

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