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February 11, 2014


Terrific piece of writing again, Charles! Thanks for brightening my Tuesday morning here. You really have a way with well shaped humor writing, you know. Thanks for capturing a piece of the zeitgeist here.

Wonderful story here. You are so good at combining, history, contemporary life and fiction. I still think the one snowflake rings should be the logo of the winter Olympics. So much more graceful and eye-catching than circles!

If only I could have been there to see the performance of "From Russia...". Matt Munro, schmatt Munro. He's got nothin over you. Keep it up, maestro. This was delightful reading. Have to run, I'm off to buy your latest book!

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