Monthly Archives: September 2011

SEPTEMBER 28th “WHY BRISTOL?” UPDATE

“Why Bristol?” is still sitting at 4,000 words. That’s the prologue and one chapter.  There are a few reasons why I’m stuck but none of them are interesting so I’ll skip that.  I spent the weekend in Washington, DC with … Continue reading

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INVITED TO THE NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL IN WASHINGTON DC

On Thursday we left for DC.  When I say we, I mean King College.  We take the freshman class to DC every fall.  This is my 6th time.  On Friday led a group of freshman to Fords theater for a … Continue reading

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2011 RHYTHM & ROOTS: SESSIONS 27

SUNDAY:  Another book signing.  The second at Rhythm & Roots and the second at Sessions 27.  It was another great day.  We made some new friends and reconnected with some old ones.  I really appreciate my friends Con and Nancy … Continue reading

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2011 RHYTHM & ROOTS: BLACKBIRD BAKERY

SATURDAY:  Book signing at Blackbird Bakery during the music festival.  It was a great idea.  Blackbird Bakery is a favorite writing spot. When I am free after 2:00 in the afternoon I like to go in order something sweet and … Continue reading

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MORE FROM UGANDA

Clinic day in the bush region just north of Kampala, Uganda.  Dane & I got to pass out eye glasses.  Someone else gave the eye tests. We also spent two days at Bethany Village, an orphanage on the other side … Continue reading

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DANE KINSER & I in UGANDA

With Rhythm & Roots right around the corner I want to introduce you to a friend of mine.  That’s Dane Kinser.  He and I are in front of an ant hill.  The red ants inside were sleeping at the time. … Continue reading

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BLACK SATURDAY VIDEO

I used to have a Blackberry phone.  I hated it. The fact that I didn’t understand how to work it may have had a lot to do with it but I hated it.  It would reboot itself at the most … Continue reading

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FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL

That’s me reading to my Abnormal Psychology class Wednesday morning. 40 students…wow…I wonder if I assigned too many papers…too late now.   It felt good for the semester to finally start.  Achieving any semblance of a routine during the weeks leading … Continue reading

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