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Tilting at Windmills: Brenda Starr. Reporter

About ten years ago, Al Ashforth, a successful thriller writer and my friend, stopped by my house on our way ..

Tilting at Windmills: More than Comic Books

When I was growing up, my parents’ bookshelves were filled with all kinds of novels, and none was off limits. ..

Tilting at Windmills: Hey, Skinny! ... Yer Ribs Are Showing!

Every once in a while, I think about the comic books I read when I was a child. Ones like ..

Tilting at Windmills: Waiting in the Wings - Encore

This little story is about endings and beginnings. It introduces two characters and a gate. Even though there are no ..

Tilting at Windmills: Newspapers!

Indulge me, please, as I time-travel into my past, holding in my mind an image of someone whom you may ..

Tilting at Windmills: The Apple of my Eye

As we inch toward the end of summer, apples are waving frantically from the wings, trying to get our attention ..

Tilting at Windmills: A Myriad of Meteors

I am stealing research from one of my own books to describe what is in store for us this weekend, ..

Tilting at Windmills: A Hero’s Sendoff

I was watching a movie the other day about a reunion of World War II veterans. Midway through the film, ..

Tilting at Windmills: I Like Tomaaatoes!!!

Before my neighbor went away on vacation, she marched me across the street to her garden and pointed out two ..

Tilting at Windmills: Uncle Jack’s Favorite - Encore

We were all together at a family gathering in Chicago: uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, my mother, my Aunt Libby, and ..

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