Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mindbenders Sequel: Taking – and Changing – Shape

I began working on the ‘Mindbenders’ sequel before the first book was published. I expected to have it completed by now. But nooooooooo… That book, ‘Mindbenders: The Big Dream,’ battled me to a draw. I had a finished first draft months … Continue reading

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Five-Star ‘Mindbenders’ Review!

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Read, November 18, 2012 By Liza (Panama City, FL) Greg was a journalist in the Middle East, away from the scene for a year, living with Uncle Dave. His memory is spotty about that time period, and he … Continue reading

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‘The Cost of Doing Business’

(What follows is a heavily rewritten version of an old post, updated to today’s news) It’s been fascinating – regardless of your politics – to see the turnaround in economic propaganda in the weeks since the election. Suddenly, Bill Kristol … Continue reading

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Free ‘Mindbenders’!

‘Mindbenders’ is free on Amazon tomorrow and Thursday, 11/14 and 15! If you’ve read it already, tell a friend! You don’t need a Kindle to read it – FREE Kindle software is available for your computer or smartphone – just … Continue reading

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(Hopefully) Last Notes on the Hurricane

In no particular order: A guy I work with lives a block out of Zone A, so they didn’t evacuate. At one point that evening, he and his wife were watching television and they started hearing car alarms go off … Continue reading

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A Photo Credit and the power of FEMA

First off – I used this photo the other day and several people remarked on it. It’s a remarkable image and definitely not my work. I managed to track down the credit: the photographer is Allison Joyce of Getty Images. … Continue reading

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More Notes from the Hurricane

I wandered uptown yesterday. At several locations along the way, businesses that weren’t really open but had power (or generators) had set up recharging stations – just a couple of power strips usually, where you could fill up your cell … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hurricane

We had received email notifications from the city that they were shutting power downtown – but  further downtown than where we were. So Smitty, her friend Joy visiting from San Francisco and I were halfway through ‘American Splendor’ when the … Continue reading

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