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The Apple

Written in 1983. Cobwebs hang from the drawers. The empty seat      covered with dust sits abandoned      by the desk. Death      now sits here looking at thirty desks      aligned in six rows. No more do children laugh      in this place. No … Continue reading

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The Easy Girl

I’m not sure when I wrote this, but it was probably in the early 1990s. I’m also not sure why I called her the “easy girl.” I see a lot of me in this description … almost like I took … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Hot Dogs

Just had this fun idea for a fast-food restaurant in a story: Hip Hop Hot Dogs. It is a hot dog joint where all the items have hip hop culture names, such as: The Yo Dog What Up Dog Ho … Continue reading

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My European Vacation — The Flavors of Madrid

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” –George Bernard Shaw Ask me about any place that I have visited or lived in, and I’m bound to tell you about the food. My strongest memories of Berkeley, Calif., … Continue reading

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Touching Base After a European Adventure

Whew! I’ve been home from my trip to Spain and Romania only a week and yet I still feel like I haven’t digested it all. Although that may, in part, be due to the nasty cold that flavored my jetlag … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Fear, Food and Foreplay

This past weekend I attended Horrorfind, a horror and Halloween-themed convention. While there, I picked up some free samples of Red Scream — “The only erotic horror magazine that matters” — and it got me to thinking why some of … Continue reading

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I Sing the Praise of Publix

I know people don’t ordinarily recommend or review grocery stores, but I think this one warrants a mention. If you’ve ever spent some time in Florida, you’ve probably heard of Publix, a grocery store chain found there and in parts … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Perfect Flan Recipe

When it comes to recipes, I cannot leave well enough alone. No matter how fervently and genuinely I vow to follow a recipe, no dish leaves my kitchen prepared as instructed. This, I believe, is why my quest for the … Continue reading

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