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Queenstown, NZ – a travel blog

January 5, 2018 2:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title image: Lake Wakatipu with Queenstown nestled around a bay, South Island. The chain of mountains across the top has the memorable name: The Remarkables In our North Island journey from Auckland to Rotorua we saw plenty of gorgeous countryside. For instance, a twenty-minute drive from our hotel in Rotorua... read more

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T-Secret and the Don Quijote Awards

December 12, 2017 2:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On Saturday night I attended the 20th annual Don Quijote Awards gala hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and Prospera, an economic development nonprofit providing assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs. What was I doing there? The wonderful Orlando skin care company Tamahra’s Secret, aka T-Secret, was founded by... read more

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The Red Palace – A Short Story

December 1, 2017 5:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Below is a link to The Red Palace. It takes place during 1857 and involves events surround the Sepoy Rebellion against the British East Indian Company.   Prince Badar Ali encounters Elizabeth Wilkins under unusual circumstances and sets in motion a sensual game. To his surprise Elizabeth learns to play it... read more

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Sexual Misconduct: Tragedy and Comedy

November 27, 2017 9:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The topic of sexual misconduct continues to dominate the national dialogue. The pervasiveness of the phenomenon is nothing less than a tragedy. In my blog last week, Your Body, Your Writing, I wrote: “Romances are comedies, however serious in tone or however harrowing the events the characters undergo may be. They... read more