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Interview with Crime Author Joe Clifford-- You don't want to miss this one!

I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend and co-author on Prose & Cons, Joe Clifford.  After you read this interview I’m sure you will agree there aren’t many authors who would have answered my tough questions with such honesty.   3,262 more words

Fiction Writing

Extinction Grieving Prayer

Those who are “joined … so closely to the world around us that we can feel the … extinction of a species as a painful disfigurement” (Pope Francis) often feel, and sometimes read about, the need for a prayer or ritual to help us grieve. 1,309 more words


gonna miss:3

- going from a stranger to a neighbor and gradually learning enough of the language to exchange greetings like neighbor to neighbor in the local language; seeing a neighbor while out and about, saying Hi Neighbor. 297 more words


gonna miss:2

- our window. Or more correctly, the window to the apartment we’ve rented for nearly 3 years. Early on I dubbed it the best window in the whole wide world. 384 more words



Brother’s daughters came over from Suriname to spend some time with him in Guyana. They brought the children with them, for Grandfather to spoil and dote on. 1,222 more words



Memories are made every moment, some last longer than others, some are more intense but i have come to realise that with time all memories fade, though the intensity of the fading varies depending on how much and how often we always try to recall. 143 more words


Subtle issues

Race, it isnt always directly said but instead inferred. Age, it wouldn’t be a principal thing but it cant be willed away. Finance, cuts the corners but it’s there. 349 more words