Lemonade stands latest threat to London

They say that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. What they don’t tell you is that you better be prepared to drink it all yourself, because if you try to sell it, that’s when bad things happen. While flipping through my Facebook feed, one of my friends shared a post linking to an opinion …

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Trump Jr. newest poster child for what’s wrong in politics

The latest scandal du jour is the revelation that Donald Trump, Jr., and others affiliated with our current president met with representatives of the Russian government in Trump Tower last year, when the president was just a candidate, in the hopes of getting information on Hillary Clinton that would tank her dreams of becoming president. …

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Inspiration can strike with an open palm or a pair of brass knuckles

Inspiration strikes you at the strangest times. Many times, it’ll be when you’re ill-prepared to follow the story down the garden path. I’ve had many occasions where the roadmap for my story suddenly became crystal clear, but by the time I could get to my computer to start typing, the illuminate links in my story …

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Thrill of book publishing remains, whether it’s the first or the 14th

It’s the end of a journey. I’m breathing a sigh of relief. There’s no more work to be done. It’s time to let it stand on its own two feet. Wait a minute. Books don’t have feet. Today is a big day as Creampuff of the County debuts for readers. It is the culmination of …

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The fight for independence—not the act, but the word

July has arrived, and with it a period of epic picnics and fireworks. That means only one thing. I’m breaking out the big soapbox. We’re hours away from a day that’s supposed to be dedicated to America’s independence, when our forefathers decided they were mad as hell at England, and they weren’t going to take …

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