Category Archives: writing

The Psychology of Writing–A Psalm

Everyone is a writer these days, it seems. Funny, I never wanted to call myself a writer. The word sounded too lofty, too intelligent, too exclusive.  For the longest time, I could rationalize: because I write, I must be a … Continue reading

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Mirrors: Cracking the Case

“Break a mirror and you’ll have seven years of bad luck.” That was one of my father’s silly superstitions.    What is true, I discovered just this morning on the brown and purple envelope of my instant oatmeal: In 1291, a … Continue reading

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The Rabbi’s Fiction

CHAIM POTOCK (1929 – 2002) was an American Jewish writer, rabbi, and army chaplain. His first book of fiction, The Chosen, remained on the 1967 New York Times’ best seller list for 39 weeks and sold nearly 3.5 million copies. When … Continue reading

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Dear Kilroy…A Letter from Home

Well, Kilroy, Veteran’s Day was last Friday, November 11, 2011. I thought of you. We’ve known each other for a few years now, and I suppose it’s time I pen my thoughts in this personal letter from my heart.  You’ll notice … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

Take the name, “Kilroy.” Who is he, anyway? I’m so glad you asked. During WWII, the phrase, “Kilroy Was Here” got scrawled all over the world…wherever the Allied Forces marched, the slogan could be found: Italy, France, Germany. Sometimes it was … Continue reading

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