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7,700 Words So Far/Thank You for Reading

Hit the 7,700 word mark on the rough draft on my book about the deserts west of the Rocky Mountains.  I am aiming for a total of 60,000 words but it could go beyond that.  Look for a publisher?  Publish it myself?  That is to be decided later, but not too much later.  To recap:  … Continue reading

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Story from the trip

Prelude PART ONE It all begins as things in Portland often begin–with an indifferent rainfall making the streets reflective and the day colored with dampness.  Candy and I didn’t get away until a little past two. As we drove down Stark I calculated how much daylight we had remaining: Two hours–enough to get us to … Continue reading