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Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

Boy meets duck . . .

. . .boy loses duck, boy finds girl. At Disney World, Paul is picked up by a five-foot duck named Huey. Duckness proves to be skin deep, however, for Huey … Continue reading

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I Fell in Love with Marietta . . .

I fell in love with Marietta that week. Marietta was beautiful, sensitive, vulnerable. Her silken hair wafted in an eternal breeze. Her diaphanous gowns clung to her supple torso. She … Continue reading

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Love and Loss, Sex and Skullduggery . . .

. . . conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. Calypso: Stories of the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Almanac: November 21, 1945

American humorist Robert Benchley died on November 21, 1945, (born 1889) after a writing career that took him from the Harvard Lampoon to Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.  Read … Continue reading

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Almanac: November 20, 1907

To those who huddled around the TV set early evenings during the late 40s and early 50s . . . Before There Were Muppets

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Part Three

Read Part 1 Read Part 2 Harriet studied the two men. She was an outgoing and trusting lady, but she was no fool, and she didn’t want to get stiffed … Continue reading

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Almanac: November 19, 2001

November 19 is World Toilet Day.  There’s more.

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