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Puzzle Love

JUNE 27, 2012 8:23AM

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“It’s all one.”

I am well aware that my style of blogging does not fit the medium. My posts are too long, and worse, too…

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Son of a Famous Man

JUNE 20, 2012 7:20AM

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Dad 1968  

This is the very short version of my memoir Escaping the Giant, minus the…

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Bully

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MAY 14, 2012 9:10AM

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Mitt Romney, 1965 and today  

Mitt Romney in 1965, and today. 

I try to steer clear of politics on…

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It's Finally Done!

APRIL 19, 2012 10:13AM

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My father's last book is about to be published:

FINAL BOOK OF CHURCHILL TRILOGY COMING THIS FALL

By HILLEL…

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10 Great Thriller Writers

MARCH 27, 2012 9:37AM

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I love a good thriller. This recent genre of novels is descended from older breeds of diversionary…

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MRI Music

MARCH 22, 2012 8:41AM

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(Note – I wrote this several weeks ago and didn’t get around to finishing it until now. I’m leaving it in the present…

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SF 88 and the Cuban Missile Crisis

MARCH 20, 2012 9:14AM

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Cloud from 1st nuclear explosion, "Mike." 

I was scouting…

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San Francisco Pet Cemetery

MARCH 15, 2012 8:49AM

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CEM SIGN  

 As promised in my …

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Hidden San Francisco

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MARCH 13, 2012 8:54AM

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HEART

 “I Left a 'Piece of My Heart' in San…

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Grace

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MARCH 8, 2012 8:21AM

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the path out  

The ophthalmologist who diagnosed me with a retinal stroke called it “the…

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Tuba Times

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MARCH 1, 2012 8:59AM

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Japanese war tubas 

 Three short Preludes and an…

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Down a Well

FEBRUARY 28, 2012 9:29AM

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 Why have I been absent from OS since last summer?  I’ve been busy working, of…

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Fire Fall at Yosemite

FEBRUARY 24, 2012 12:55PM

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My old freind Peter Stern had been telling me for years about his cousin Tom, a musician…

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Lunch With Linda -Redux

FEBRUARY 20, 2012 12:41PM

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Linda posted about our recent …

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Valentine's Day at the In-n-Out -1st Anniversary

FEBRUARY 14, 2012 6:18PM

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Well, Mrs. Muse and I did it again, just like a year…

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Stephen King and my dad (Part 2)

FEBRUARY 13, 2012 11:58AM

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 In researching his alternate history of JFK’s assassination, 11/22/63, Stephen…

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Stephen King and my dad (Part 1)

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FEBRUARY 9, 2012 1:25PM

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I was…

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Steve Jobs - Acid Visionary

OCTOBER 6, 2011 10:47AM

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Until he died this week, I never paid much attention to Steve Jobs. I was vaguely aware of the…

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A Brief History of Dentistry

JULY 11, 2011 8:33AM

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 Disclosure: I just finished that indispensable writer’s guide, Killer…

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Authenticity and the 60s

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JUNE 23, 2011 10:54AM

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“Teach your children well. Their father’s hell did…

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