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Daniel’s River

Dawn was breaking over the Hudson. The giant grey brown snake that slithers between the Upper West Side of Manhattan and the Palisades of New Jersey was shedding its night skin and transforming itself into the golden beast of opportunity … Continue reading

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September 11, 2021

That morning twenty years ago began like so many others had for me.  I rose early, conducted my morning ablutions, walked the dog and was in a cab heading to my office at the Sporting News before 7AM. You could … Continue reading

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Gonzo Goodbye

The sub-title of Hunter Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is “A Savage Journey To The Heart of The American Dream.” I was thinking about this yesterday for two reasons. First, I was wearing my “Fear and Loathing” t-shirt … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Epilogue: Part Three

We were quiet for a few moments and he said “Lets go for a walk. “ Crossing the street we headed down Weyprechtstrasse and after a block or so we paused and he said “This used to be a park … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Epilogue: Part 2

In the end, it had not been difficult to convince my father to go to Austria with me. While I am sure that my desire to understand his war experience and write a story about it was a part of … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Epilogue: Part 1

 Epilogue Epilogue: “We learned in school that millions of years ago, the Vienna Woods, now stand was the shore of a vast ocean. The scene must have been fantastic, with monster waves crashing into the hills, and huge fish cruising … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Part 2: Chapter 31

We arrived back at the Augsburg at a little past noon.  Andrews had the farm boy GI’s take the Gasoline drum from the back of the truck and bring it to the conference room where the Crown’s trunk was held. … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Part 2: Chapter 30

Chapter 30 Well, not exactly empty. The velvet lined case held clear indents of where the Crown, Scepter and Orb had been kept along with a few pieces of cloth and what I was told later was St. Stephen’s Sword. … Continue reading

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Tomahawk and Crown: Part 2: Chapter 29

Colonel Pajtas and Granville had a history. Granville had been assigned to take Pajtas and his men into custody. Pajtas and his men had treated him with arrogance and disrespect. Granville had to remind them that they were prisoners and … Continue reading

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Rambles With Rosie: Day 9: The Ramble Home

Nine years ago, after living in New York City for the better part of thirty years, I moved back to Summit New Jersey, the town in which I grew up. The primary motivator in that move was be closer to … Continue reading

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