William Blake’s Lark

 As we slowly read the Doleful City of God by Adriana Diaz Enciso (translating from Spanish to...

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

- William Blake

Behind the Locked Door
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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

 “Oh, God! Don’t you get your priorities straight when this sort of thing happens?”    from my novel Behind The Locked Door  When I wrote my novel I never dreamed I’d be living it all over again.  Yet, here I am in a similar family situation.  Of course, I’m well...

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Cooking As Therapy

Cooking As Therapy

 Google “cooking as therapy” and you will find 120 million results in half a second.  Recently I’ve been reminded how important cooking has been for me over the years. How many of your best memories are related to food?  I would imagine more than you realize when you...

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Shaking Hands With Your Twin

Shaking Hands With Your Twin

 Maybe he was a raving madman, a fool in search of harmony in a world turned upside down. Sometimes, however, magnificent thoughts could creep into the head of anyone, even a perfect fool.... From Behind The Locked Door There were three umpires discussing how they...

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Author’s Night

Author’s Night

On Thursday,  February 18,  yours truly will be participating in a ZOOM authors event to talk about my book Behind The Locked Door.  I will have ten minutes to talk and three other authors will also speak followed by Q&A.  Sign up below to...

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What’s Past Is Prologue

What’s Past Is Prologue

 What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.   Ecclesiastes 1:9 Distraught would be the word I would use to describe my mood at the moment.  I blog because it relaxes me and right now I need to be relaxed....

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Tis Folly To Be Wise

Tis Folly To Be Wise

  Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.  Thomas Gray, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College Abiding in the midst of ignorance, thinking themselves wise and learned, fools go aimlessly hither and thither, like blind led by the blind.   Katha...

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Off The Bus

Off The Bus

 you’re either on the bus or off the bus                                             Ken Kesey Back when I was in high school more than a half-century ago, I was chosen to participate in a contest sponsored by Bank of America. About twenty or so high school students...

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To My Readers

To My Readers

To purchase Behind The Locked Door click HEREorBehind The Locked Door is available in Mendocino from Gallery Bookshop, Moore Books, and the Mendocino Public Library; in Fort Bragg from The Bookstore and the Fort Bragg Public Library, in Ukiah from The Mendocino Book...

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Book Review – Came A Horseman by Paul McHugh

Book Review – Came A Horseman by Paul McHugh

 NOTE:  This book is available at the Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino and at all fine book outlets Paul McHugh’s latest novel, Came A Horseman, is set on the north coast of California.  This makes the novel of particular interest to us at Think in the Morning as that...

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Short Fiction – The Test

Short Fiction – The Test

  I have been taking the test for some time now. I’m not sure how long or how much time is left.  Some of the problems are easy.  I breeze right through them.  Others take what seems like forever to sort out. There are others taking the test with me.  It is...

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Cat Fight continued

Cat Fight continued

 We like to be entertained.  We like surprise endings.  We are amused by magic tricks and shows.  Ordinary life is boring much of the time.  These are some of the reasons we are susceptible to the conspiracy theories and untruths that have become even more prevalent...

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