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5th of July – a 6 Days Holiday Coda.

“Nuts are good…” I tried not to sound disappointed. “…But cherry is very patriotic.”

“Pie is very patriotic. Apple pie is very American. Pecan pie is very traditional. So don’t look a gift pie in the mouth, Nicky, or it might disappear…” Continue reading

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Happy Fourth Of July: The Freedom to Write, The Freedom to Love

For me, as a kid growing up on the China Lake Naval Weapons Center in the middle of the Mojave desert, the fourth of July was exciting. For a Navy base, it was more about the scientists than the sailors, and … Continue reading

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