David’s weekly blog.



It was Robert Burns in his poem To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough who said, But Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d […]

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Happy New Year, and I hope it is too. 2011 was bummer enough. Who knows what this New Year will bring? I most earnestly hope it will not bring one of those wacko Republican candidates into the White House. I am still a staunch Obama supporter. I hope the Republicans continue to shoot each other […]

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Dear Friends, The Holidays are upon everyone, which means for me my work on BROKEN WING has taken a back seat to all the Yuletide preparations, parties and so forth. Maybe I’ll get back to it next year, which means next week. Two weeks ago Kevin O’Connor from the Rutland (VT) Herald asked me to […]

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Dear Friends, As promised, I sent the manuscript for PARK SONGS off to Tod Davies at Exterminating Angel Press this week, then turned immediately to my rewrite of BROKEN WING about which I talked last week. My friend Katherine Williams, who lives in Washington, D.C., was kind enough to read and comment on a version […]

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Dear Friends, We have moved into December and still the weather remains relatively warm, from the 20s at night to sometimes as high as the 40s during the day. And still no snow but a dusting occasionally. Climate change at work, I fear. I’m in the process of reading over the various e-book versions of […]

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