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The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA–Comments

Got your Lincoln County memoir a couple of days ago.  I’m on page 104 and can’t put it down.  Fascinating! Lots of colorful and (mostly) lovable characters filled your life – folks with quiet courage and integrity. Also like the … 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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Eddie Gillenwater

  Another excerpt from book The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA to be published in a couple of months: Eddie’s grandson, a high school student of mine, met me in the hall at Duval and told me with sadness, … Continue reading

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Latest Coincidence

First there was my daughter who was born in Emekuku, Nigeria taking a cab to the LA airport and the cab driver was from Emekuku. Small World And now there is the former fiancee of my former wife reading my … Continue reading

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Tamarack Accepts Imagonna

Dear Julian Congratulations! I am pleased to inform you that the following book has been accepted into the Tamarack System: Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories Robin Watson Artisan Services Coordinator

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Jim Ryan’s Barber Shop, an excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA

This post was inspired by an article in today’s Charleston Gazette about Jim Ryan. Today, March 15, 2012, I was having trouble organizing my thoughts for this memoir The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA. I decided to take a … Continue reading

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