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Fallon Hotel – Chapter Eighteen

The sound of the leaves, rocks and twigs crunching under Andy’s feet mingled with the lively conversation of the birds as he walked through the gates of the Columbia Cemetery, his arms flung out like wings as he picked up the pace and quickly headed to the back of the property.  Normally, Andy was a boy who lived closed in on himself, tucked in and hunkered down, like he was preparing for an outside assault at any moment.  In a […]

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Psssst! New Book…

My new book has been released, but I’m not shouting it from the rooftops yet.  I’m letting you know, because you’ve been kind enough to stop by to take a look at some of my other words.  And, partly too because when you climb up on a rooftop with a publicist you gotta take clams. Lots and lots of clams (aka dough/bread/cabbage/cheddar/cash). The book is called “No Family Tree” and is being promoted as a chapter book for kids, but […]

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Fallon Hotel – Chapter Ten

Just as they reached the top stair leading to their room, Jeri heard a cheerful, lilting voice from downstairs at the lobby desk.  “Hulloh and welcome to the Fallon Hotel!  How can I help ya?” Holding tight to Andy’s hand, Jeri leaned over the railing and looked down to see a brand new face behind the counter.  A woman with dark hair piled high atop her head, in a disheveled sort of Gibson-style, was bent over the guest ledger. As […]

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Fallon Hotel — Chapter Six

The walk back to the Fallon Hotel was series of their usual two-steps-forward, then two-steps-back of Andy’s dance of autism.  Andy would dart away from his mother, then she would restrained him as he rocked back in forth in place until he was ready to run again.  As Jeri put it, they would Wince and Repeat until they arrived at their (well, hers at any rate) destination.  It was accompanied by the high pitched wail of Andy’s frustration and the […]

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