This might actually happen. For decades, I have been trying to write the story of my life in book form. So many starts have been made that I could fill … Continue Reading Writing Progress on My Memoir
“The best laid plans of Mice and Men often go awry,” so says the poet Robert Burns,[i] with whom I heartily agree. The plan I laid at April’s ending had … Continue Reading The Best Laid Plans: Memoir Update
This isn’t working. On the fifth Thursday of July, I was supposed to be giving a progress report on the writing of my latest book. But I really don’t have … Continue Reading Progress on My Memoir
Recently, my sister said to me, “If your songs aren’t getting as much air time on the radio, it’s time to release another album.” Point taken. After a whirlwind of … Continue Reading Writing a Memoir?
Twenty years ago today, I graduated from high school. And, yes, that makes me feel old. Graduating from Pembroke Academy was a big deal to me, for reasons that I … Continue Reading Glory Days: Valedictory Speech
Every story has a beginning. This is a picture of mine: My parents, just married, about to head off for their honeymoon and the rest of their lives… My mother, … Continue Reading The Newlyweds
Who are you? This is a question that my mentor, Mr. John D Meehan, asked me in one of a handful of face-to-face conversations that we had. And when he … Continue Reading “Who Are You?” Mentor and Memoir