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Wilmette Days; Nashville Years

NEW     This epic romance begins with a phone call out of the blue; I hadn’t seen Desire’ since high school. She transferred out to New Trier in Wilmette soon after. Something about me in the two months we went out during the 8th grade must have left an impression—always felt I was...

THE MILFORD YEARS

NEW The Milford Years feels like a memoir and ends up a ghost story. It takes place in and around the Milford Theater where Milwaukee Avenue meets Pulaski Avenue in Chicago in the first few years of the 1980s. At this time the Milford is the cheapest second-run movie house in town in a time when...

...In a Van Down by the Ocean: A Homeless Memoir

Kindle version Paperback version     “I’m the Bob Dylan no one’s ever heard of: Doubt me? Fuck you…”   So why have I been reduced to living in a van down by the ocean; playing music on the streets for the last six years? It could be that I’m delusional about my talent....

Gentlemen

I was born in Chicago, the youngest of six, the year The Beatles found America by taking a left at Greenland. In 1968 Mom kept us in the house even though we lived safely on the city's northwest side, far from the historical, social-political melee. I had just turned six in 1970 when I suffered a...

When I Knew Everything

Paperback on Amazon Kindle edition   The 1970s were coming to an end, tearing me from a time and place I dearly loved: A place full of baseball, bongs and slamming guitars. The Disney years had officially ended in ’76, when my oldest brother Joel, and guitar hero to the neighborhood, confessed...

You've Got to Smile Sometimes

I had to stop quitting things. I quit my job as an usher at the Portage Theater, high school and, more significant than any other, I had quit on baseball…I gave up on a dream that defined me to myself. Luckily the dream was immediately replaced with guitar and songwriting—the next Jimi...

Saint Monica and Her Pals

Paperback on Amazon Book on Kindle Saint Monica And Her Pals is a novel in the form of the voices of the Santa Monica, California homeless, taking place in the first few years of the 21st century; even the earth has words to add, stories to tell. These voices and lives intertwine in this popular...
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