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Who would have thought that moving to Ecuador would make Rita and me TV stars? Not that we are exactly the Kardashians of the southern hemisphere, but let me tell you about an interesting little event that happened at the end of last year. As happens with the most interesting things in life, this all started with a chain of small events. The first link in this particular chain started at the end of September, 2016. This humble blog was...

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I once saw a quote from a writer, I think it was Robert Heinlein, who said "I don't like writing, but I love having written". It is not quite that bad for me, but I certainly understand where he's coming from. Overall, writing is a very satisfying and rewarding thing to do. But sometimes, the actual process is very annoying. Sometimes you have a phrase or an idea that seems to organize everything. There are times when the words just...

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I wonder if I know what I'm getting myself into? I've been writing off and on for most of my adult life, in one form or another. I've written local columns for a small newspaper, ad copy for radio and TV (local only), flyers for realtors, course work and instructional materials, and even some stand-up comedy. I've been writing for International Living Magazine freelance for a couple of years, and now that I've retired from being a network/computer tech, I work for...

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