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Women making Panama Hats by hand in Sigsig, Ecuador

Just finishing some research on Sigsig for my novel, The Plan (due out next month) and I wanted to share this video of women hand weaving Panama hats up in the Andes, in this remote villate. I got a hat there, myself, when I traveled thee last month. Unbelieveable! It was just $10. Anyway, a […]

George Zimmerman Waives Rights to Pretrial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Immunity: Why?

Did you catch this news? Zimmerman, sworn in MIAMI — With a softly spoken, “Yes, Your Honor,” George Zimmerman officially waived his right to a pretrial “Stand Your Ground” immunity hearing on Tuesday, choosing instead to lay out his self-defense case before a jury. Reported by The New York Times — What do you think? 

Wanting to Hear From You! New Civil Rights Murder Mystery Book From the Delta — and From Ecuador

Mystery in the Delta A world-renowned writer once asked Ken Follett if he thought about the reader when he was writing. Follett said he thought about the reader all the time. Constantly. In response, the famous author said, “I never think of the reader. I always write for myself.” “That’s why you are a very great author,” Follett […]

Cleve McDowell — Still a Warm Case?

Cleve McDowell and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — cotton dust flies in the air. Eleven years after the murder of a popular Mississippi lawyer, some still assert the murderers of Cleve McDowell were never caught. This criminal act deserves a cold case investigation — while it still is warm. On the morning of March 13, […]