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COLD SOUP

COLD SOUP

BY MARGARET MENDEL SOUP IN THE SUMMER AN ARTICLE IN KINGSRIVERLIFE.COM Mid summer, when heat feels the most unforgiving and cooking is the last thing on my mind, I fall back on cold soups. Soups have always been special to me, whether hot or cold. They seem a bit like alchemy. The mere boiling...

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I AM A GUEST BLOGGER ON J.Q.ROSE WEBSITE

I AM A GUEST BLOGGER ON J.Q.ROSE WEBSITE

Today J.Q. Rose is once again featuring my article ‘Photography As A Hobby’ on her website ‘Focus On Story’.  As many of you know I am an avid photographer. Though writing is important to me, taking photographs comes in at a very close second. I have no favorite location to take a photo. The...

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I AM INTERVIEWED ON THE RADIO TONIGHT

I AM INTERVIEWED ON THE RADIO TONIGHT

TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT, EASTERN STANDARD TIME, I’LL BE INTERVIEWED REGARDING MY HISTORICAL NOVEL, PUSHING WATER, ON  MIKE SPIEGEL’S RADIO PROGRAM. Here is a link to tonight’s broadcast: http://www.gcnlive.com/JW1D/index.php/onair How many novels, poems and articles do you think were written on these discarded typewriters? I started out writing on a typewriter like the first one...

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DUNBAR HOLLOW A LONG AGO TRAGEDY

DUNBAR HOLLOW A LONG AGO TRAGEDY

TODAY MY STORY, DUNBAR HOLLOW, THAT WAS PUBLISHED IN KINGS RIVER LIFE MAGAZINE IN 2013 IS FEATURED TODAY ON THE SHORT MYSTERY STORIES BLOG SPOT. HERE IS A LINK: http://kingsriverlife.com/10/30/dunbar-hollow-a-true-scary-story-for-halloween/

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TREASURES IN THE TRASH MUSEUM

TREASURES IN THE TRASH MUSEUM

You could say that Nelson Molina’s destiny is in trash. I mean that in a good way because if it weren’t for Mr. Molina there would be no ‘Treasures in the Trash Museum’. Let me back up and explain. The other day I had an opportunity to visit one of New York City’s unique...

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MY LATEST SHORT STORY ON KINGS RIVER LIFE MAGAZINE

MY LATEST SHORT STORY ON KINGS RIVER LIFE MAGAZINE

TODAY I HAVE A SHORT STORY, EASTER HAUNTING, ON KINGS RIVER LIFE MAGAZINE. CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY.

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TODAY I AM A GUEST BLOGGER ON “SHORT MYSTERY FICTION BLOG”

TODAY I AM A GUEST BLOGGER ON “SHORT MYSTERY FICTION BLOG”

I invite you to read a short story I wrote for the “SHORT MYSTERY FICTION BLOG”. Please click onto the link I provided and enjoy a peak into a writer’s life.  Here is the link: https://shortmystery.blogspot.com/2019/03/guest-post-me-and-my-shadow-with-little.html

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ASIAN FOOD VENDOR

ASIAN FOOD VENDOR

Sompong Seetha scattered a shovelful of hot coals atop the lid of a giant cooking pot to steam the rice. It was 5: A.M. Sompong a food vendor and the proprietor of a food stall in Bangkok had been up for hours getting everything ready for the day. He learned years ago, when he...

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PATCHES IS NOW AN E-BOOK

PATCHES IS NOW AN E-BOOK

PATCHES, a collection of short stories, is now available as an e-book. Here is a blurb from the back cover: Patches tells the tale of one woman’s life, Wilma, through a series of interwoven short stories. The stories begin in 1943 when we learn that Wilma’s father, recently drafted into the army, is about...

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AUTUMN MOON

AUTUMN MOON

Summer came and went and I did not publish even one blog post on Pushingtime.com. Autumn flew by and still I had not written a single blog post. This doesn’t mean that I haven’t been writing. Quite the contrary, I have been  writing furiously. And soon, very soon, the product of all that writing...

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