Monthly Archives: September 2011

Full Circle

All good things must come to an end. That title made for a killer final episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and it neatly encapsulates my next installment in the Levangie chronicles. The first phase of my experimental drug trial finished today and, if it began with cautious optimism, it died with a sharp […]

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I stand with my American brothers and sisters — and my American wife and her family — as we all remember the horrors of 9/11, and the sacrifice of the valiant in New York City, Washington and Pennsylvania. I will also remember the many who died in the wars that followed, and keenly feel the […]

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Conflict and Storytelling

The characters in the Secrets of the Hotel Maisonneuve were a sweet gift. I woke from the long nightmare that was 14 years of daily migraines, and found an idea for a late-middle reader swimming around in my recently-unaddled brain. Interestingly, the story swirled around characters created by Kristina for a picture book that she […]

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