Category Archives: Memoir

We Were On A Russian Ship

An excerpt from Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories available at amazon.com We left Greece on a Russian ship to Istanbul and on to Odessa. Before we got to Istanbul, John Kennedy, who sent us to Africa, was murdered. In the ship’s … Continue reading

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This Review of Imagonna Gives Me Shivers

A review of my book Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories http://peacecorpsworldwide.org/pc-writers/2013/04/08/review-25/

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A Father’s Love For His Daughter

Excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA which I hope to publish soon, maybe. I recall another girl’s basketball story, a story of a fathers love for his daughter. The father was watching his daughter play basketball on … Continue reading

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Duval Nicknames

Ardvark, Big Chew and Possum Excerpt from my someday memoir The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA: Because of Jeff’s muscularity the kids at Griffithsville Elementary School called him “Pug.” There are few honors greater for a boy in Lincoln … Continue reading

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The Pope Campaigns For His Job

Excerpt from my Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories order on amazon.com or from me at 1525 Hampton Road, Charleston, WV. Send $10 plus $3 postage. Cardinal Montini The soccer field was outlined with decorative potted palm trees and the school band … Continue reading

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Lincoln County Racism

An excerpt from the eventual “The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA” I was most proud of Lincoln County people when Jeff’s two Raider football coaches, Moe Mosteller and Eugene Estep, stopped by our house on Sugar Tree Creek on … Continue reading

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“The cold hard facts of West Virginian life”

(Time to read Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories available on Amazon.com) This is an excerpt for my soon to be The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA: The following letters appeared in the Lincoln Journal in 1999. The late author and I were … Continue reading

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