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June 13, 2017
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DETROIT THORN BIRDS AUTHOR – – – ON ANOTHER WILD RIDE!

Building a Mountain Home In a previous blog I shared information about my wild ride from Florida to the mountains of western North Carolina. When we decided to build our home here I thought the wild rides were over.  Little … Continue reading

May 11, 2017
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FROM WHEELER TO WAYNE STATE

Who would have ever thought — a farm kid from Indiana who was so pigeon-toed he wore corrective shoes; who attended eleven different elementary schools; who spoke with a lisp; who couldn’t read until the fifth grade; who had one … Continue reading

April 15, 2017
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WILD RIDE TO WEAVERVILLE

Greetings, Today I’m continuing the wild ride story I started in my last post. We began our wild ride as we left Florida where we had lived for many years.  And YES, as my title says our wild ride ended … Continue reading

April 1, 2017
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REIGNITING MY BLOG—NO JOKE!

Yes, I really am getting back onboard with my blog. While April 1st is often the day to fool people and play jokes, I won’t be fooling you.  I’m coming out of my blogging hiatus.  Rather than making periodic posts, you’ll be … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
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Sax Club is Gone But the Memories Live On!

At dinner Friday night a new acquaintance asked me “How do you come up with story ideas for your books?” “Be careful what you say” I teased. “My ideas come from my life and that of friends and new people … Continue reading

August 1, 2016
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I’m Back in Action Again!

Hi Friends and Fans, No . . . I didn’t fall off the face of the earth!  I moved.  Let me correct that – – I’ve moved twice since March 15th. We are getting better organized every day.  And, I’m … Continue reading

April 7, 2015
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Hot, Hot, Hot!

Would you buy from a guy with this “Steamy Novelist” sign hanging over his head ? ? ? Ha, ha – that worked for me! Continue reading

February 21, 2015
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The Real Les: Baseball School

Summers are special when you’re growing up. It’s a time to travel, see your grandparents, go to a ballgame, attend a church or band camp. It was like that for me, but instead of doing what most kids did, I went to baseball school for six weeks. Continue reading

January 20, 2015
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Wow! I Made the Kindle Top 100 Best Seller List

I received great news Friday, January 16th when I opened an email from my publisher. It read: “Congratulations on your bestselling book.” I got goose bumps as I read the announcement that Signature Affair, my first novel had made Kindle’s … Continue reading