Category Archives: Historical Fiction

An Oscar Nod To Abe?

Tomorrow evening, we will find out who have garnered the Oscar nod for best picture, actors, directors, screenplays, etc.  I think of the contenders and I’m excited and nervous for them.  Of the nine nominated films for best picture, I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 9/11

I was flying back home from Manila on September 10, 2001.  Just the week before, we had been awakened after midnight by a call from my brother, Richard.  Our father had been rushed to the hospital with an acute abdomen. … Continue reading

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