There Will Be Hell To Pay

 You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot...

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There Will Be Hell To Pay

There Will Be Hell To Pay

 You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.  Abraham Lincoln Out and about and unable to write a lengthy blog, we at Think in the Morning choose to share our Sunday morning...

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Guest Post: Origami Place by Hayden Jones

Guest Post: Origami Place by Hayden Jones

 Origami Placeby Hayden Jones In the origami place,origami pelicans soar through the sky.In the origami place,stars shine bright.In the origami place,origami boats sail through the ocean.In the origami place,you can stop and smell the origami tulips.In the origami...

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Recordar es Vivir

Recordar es Vivir

 If you have looked at my novel, Behind the Locked Door, you will see two inscriptions at the beginning of the book.  The first, “living is only a dream and experience teaches me that a man who is living dreams what he is until he awakens,” is from a Spanish-language...

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What I’m Reading – David Dephy

What I’m Reading – David Dephy

 Think in the Morning is delighted to have David Dephy recognize our new novel, Behind The Locked Door.  Dephy's short story,  Before The End, was one inspiration for our novel. David Dephy Gogibedashvili, is a Georgian/American poet, novelist, essayist, performer,...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

    Think in the Morning wishes all our readers a happy and prosperous 2020.  Our blogs started on March 22, 2016 and we have posted 334 blogs to date.  Thank you all for checking in, following, reading and commenting.  We look forward to continuing in 2020....

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Persimmons and Mezcal

Persimmons and Mezcal

 The cold, the winter, the holidays—lazy.  What better time to honor others in the blogosphere than when you are too lazy to write your own blog.  This blog was inspired by an Instagram post from my friends at Mezcalistas, Baking with Mezcal.  Today’s experiment in...

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Bacalao, Christmas, Zhuatanejo and Behind the Locked Door

Bacalao, Christmas, Zhuatanejo and Behind the Locked Door

 In the acknowledgements to my novel Behind the Locked Door I write:  This book had a long gestation period. The idea first occurred to me in 1972, and I began to research in earnest in December of 2010. I first put pen to paper in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, in January...

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Behind The Locked Door – 3 – Quotes and Details

Behind The Locked Door – 3 – Quotes and Details

 Previously:Behind the Locked Door - 1Behind the Locked Door - 2 - Book Notes As we wait for the final steps in the publication of Behind The Locked Door, we offer these quotations from the book.  There are no pictures in the book but we have paired the quotations...

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Behind the Locked Door – 2 – Book Notes

Behind the Locked Door – 2 – Book Notes

 Comment:The book is about my older brother (Errol) who died of colon cancer at 33. I know, it sounds gruesome, and it is, but it’s also beautiful. I’ve poured my heart and head into every chapter, every word. The competent Cypress House staff informs me that I should...

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Behind The Locked Door – 1

Behind The Locked Door – 1

 Keep your eye on this space.  We are hoping our novel will be out by year end.  As we wait, we will be posting excerpts, thoughts and pictures.  There are no pictures in the book.  These blogs will provide some additional historical perspective to hopefully induce...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access the blog post from the list] Think in the Morning now has over 300 posts.  Given that we started in March of 2016, this amounts to nearly 2 posts per week.  It’s getting a little unwieldy.  We think many of our old posts are worth...

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The Art of the Deal

The Art of the Deal

 It was in December of 1972 that I closed the deal to buy the Sea Gull restaurant in Mendocino from Martin and Marlene Hall.  That was 47 years ago.  Martin has left us but I’m still close to Marlene.  Many of my friends are from those wonderful years still fresh in...

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