An editor and writer for newspapers and magazines for four decades, I'm telling my own stories now. My "Living Here" columns in the Republican-American from 2005 to 2018 are available on Newslibrary.com.
Reading Time: 2minutes That was new. I’ve heard it from time to time ever since. Call it instinct, inspiration, internal dialog, the voice of God, whatever. It has never steered me wrong. Continue reading A quiet voice inside, 1979
Reading Time: 2minutes A secret agent resigns from his service and awakens in The Village, a futuristic prison on a remote island. Everyone has a number instead of a name. Oh, yes, there’s also this strange salute: “Be seeing you.” Continue reading Be seeing you, 1979
Reading Time: 2minutes For the hashtag generation, in those days # meant number and @ meant at, as in 5 pencils @ 10¢. Typewriters had them on the same key. How cozy! Continue reading Nothing to lose, 1979