Posts Tagged ‘ Margaret Mendel ’

A Reading of FISH KICKER and an Iris Garden

A Reading of FISH KICKER and an Iris Garden

I just arrived back from Vancouver WA, my old stomping ground when I was a kid. I went there for a reading of FISH KICKER, to attend a high school class reunion, and to visit with family and friends. It was a fun-filled ten days. The first thing I did was drive over to...

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GALLERY HOPPING ON A THURSDAY EVENING

GALLERY HOPPING ON A THURSDAY EVENING

Last Thursday I took the #11 bus to the Chelsea art gallery district where I’d planed to check out a couple galleries. The first gallery was the Magnan Metz Gallery where my friend Kimberlae Saul’s husband, David Opdyke had a one man show. I had not met David before but Kimberlae had told me...

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FISH KICKER IS REVIEWED

FISH KICKER IS REVIEWED

CHECK OUT THE REVIEW OF FISH KICKER IN KINGS RIVER LIVE MAGAZINE. THIS IS ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN A FREE E-COPY OF THE NOVEL.

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PUBLISHING FISH KICKER AND SUPER BOWL CELEBRATED NEW YORK STYLE

PUBLISHING FISH KICKER AND SUPER BOWL CELEBRATED NEW YORK STYLE

A couple weeks ago while I waited for FISH KICKER, my novel, to be launched I decided to take the subway into midtown and see what kind of celebration had been erected in honor of Super Bowl. This year New Jersey hosted the Super Bowl. But by the looks of NYC you’d have thought...

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FISH KICKER HAS A BOOK COVER

FISH KICKER HAS A BOOK COVER

It’s really going to happen. FISH KICKER has a cover and a publication date, March 7. The editing is finished, the galley sent back to the publisher and it’s ready for the launch. Let me know what you think about the cover art. Here is a short history about the novel. The first chapter...

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MID JANUARY

MID JANUARY

Last year at Christmas we bought a live tree, a short thing standing about three feet tall. It’s a prickly tree with a funky bald spot, probably the result of the burning sunshine and under-watering during one of last summer’s hot spells. It serves it’s purpose though and we decorate it as though it...

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SMALL REMEMBRANCES

SMALL REMEMBRANCES

With the start of every new year there’s a persistent niggling in the back of my brain about how to get organized. I’m not a disorganized person, quite the contrary, I know where I’ve tucked away everything that I own. But each new year brings organizing challenges. Let me define organized for 2014. First,...

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WELCOME, 2014

WELCOME, 2014

Welcoming 2014 with a bit of fun and a blue hue. May this next year be filled with serious attempts at peace and good will toward humans and animals.

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A NEW SHORT STORY

A NEW SHORT STORY

WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN THIS COMING NEW YEAR!! I have a new short story published in Kings River Life Magazine. It’s a dark Christmas Tale titled A VOICE TO REMEMBER. It was first published in the 2007 New York City Sisters In Crime Anthology, MURDER NEW YORK STYLE....

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MERMAID PARADE, CONEY ISLAND 2013

MERMAID PARADE, CONEY ISLAND 2013

It’s mid-December. The weather outside today is dreary, cold and it looks like New York was saved from a major winter storm that crept across the USA heading to the East coast. Miraculously it by-passed us. I get nostalgic about summer when the cold weather sets in, remembering the green, flowering gardens, children running and playing...

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