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What the “something” is depends on what caught my attention during the week, and which of my pending pieces is ready for release.
I’m also working on ‘back burner’ projects, some of which have been been simmering for decades.
I posted an excessively-long discussion of what happened to my old ‘something new each Friday and Sunday’ routine back on March 26, 2018: “In Conference, Out to Lunch, Gone Fishing, Whatever: I’m Taking a ‘Break’.”
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I was born in 1951. I'm a husband, father and grandfather. One of the kids graduated from college in December, 2008, and is helping her husband run businesses and raise my granddaughter; another is a cartoonist and artist; #3 daughter is a writer; my son is developing a digital game with #3 and #1 daughters. I'm also a writer and artist.
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