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Mayhem at Murder Creek

Mayhem at Murder Creek In the Village of Akron Falls, in Western New York State, a small stream named "Murder Creek" runs through an idyllic glen in...
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Treachery at Wuhan

Coming out in March Treachery at Wuhan A Novel by Joseph Xavier Martin A daring night incursion, on the North Korean Coast, to rescue two imprisoned...

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations We currently live in a golf community in SW Florida. As such, most of our neighbors are somewhat proficient in knocking a small white...
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The Emerald City

T he Emerald City Our plane cruised westward, flying high over Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. In the fading light, the snow tipped, granite range...

Redesigning the Past

Redesigning the Past The Buffalo, New York News today featured a lengthy article about the substantial rehab on an old bank building, on the South...

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25 of my comments have received 25 Great Feedback votes

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We do Insert, but sometimes

Posted on Fri, 26 Jan 2024

We do Insert, but sometimes we forget "thingamajig." :(

JXM

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Posted in Forgetting something? Just say London Bridge.

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Thanks, Jacques. Vous ete

Posted on Sat, 28 Oct 2023

Thanks, Jacques. Vous ete tres gentile.

JXM

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Posted in Halloween

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Interesting sketch, Paul. I

Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2023

Interesting sketch, Paul. I am reminded of Wolfe's dictum, "you can't go home again." Principally, because it isn't there any more. The river of time has carried away alll traces of that remebered visage. New people and new lives inhabit the time...

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Posted in The Other Side of Paradise

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Thoughtful piece, Penny. I

Posted on Sun, 13 Aug 2023

Thoughtful piece, Penny. I could almost see the young lad materialize and talk with the young Miss. I wonder if she ever came back by herself to continue the conversation?

JXM

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Posted in "Hug-a-lass"

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Great portrait of the lads

Posted on Sun, 20 Aug 2023

Great portrait of the lads ata school, Paul. I could almost see Mr. Chips in the background, wishing the lads well.

JXM

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Posted in Steve Mason and the Last Day of School (Part One of Two)

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Interesting observation, Ewan

Posted on Tue, 22 Nov 2022

Interesting observation, Ewan, We explain their audacity and their clueless state of understanding abhorent behavior with the saying "You can't shame the shameless." It is an awful confluence of nuanced messianic vision, outsized egos and avarice...

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Posted in Remembering John Fitzgerald Kennedy- 60 years later

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verbal portrait worthy of a Winslow Homer

Posted on Sun, 24 Jul 2022

Great verbal portrait, Paul. I could "see" what you described as well as feel the wind and the ocean spray sweeping across the moors on a chilly dusk. Winslow Homer tried to capture what you have written and did so artfully, as you have done. A...

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Posted in The Artist of Swanage Downs

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I couldn't summarize it any

Posted on Sun, 29 May 2022

I couldn't summarize it any better, David.

Thanks,

JXM

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Posted in Novel solutions on gun control

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David, Paul, Celtic Man,

Posted on Fri, 15 Apr 2022

David, Paul, Celtic Man,

             Thank you all for taking the time to read and comment. I appreciate your comments in the spirit in which they were given.

             JXM

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Posted in Corona Log Entry 25/4/22

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Jen,

Posted on Sun, 27 Mar 2022

Jen,

        Thank you for ethereal visions of a land of make believe, that we all wish we could visit. Sugar plums abounding in small minds, faeries alight on the wind. Butterflies, colorful and flutttering, ditsracting to the eyes. It is...

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Posted in Journey Into Fairy Woodland Part One

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