My new book “Midlife Solo” will be published by Mosaic Press later this year. Stay tuned!

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Sunday in Texas

 Madame Blin wants cowboy boots.

Fancy Black’s BarBQ in Lockhart. Many dead animals on the walls – and on the grill. Many very large people dining – and a long table of skinny and enthusiastic Japanese tourists, who usually eat raw fish.

My self-serve dinner there – beans and black-eyed peas, yams, a rib, a sausage, and a pickle. This was the least amount of meat of anyone in the room.

M. and Mme. Blin stroll in beautiful, busy downtown Lockhart. 100 years ago, the red building was a saloon, and in front was a dirt road with carriages and cowboys.



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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