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FROM MY CORNER, Not Tomorrow, But Today

Howell Hurst Humans, People

I notice that my announced plan to write a regularly appearing From My Corner commentary is not working out. The reason is simple. The daily news from the American political scene is so outlandish, so absurd, so infantile, what can I possibly say beyond observing how outlandish, absurd, and infantile it is? Trump and his… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Catching Up on Life

Howell Hurst American News

September 1, 2019 Carmel Valley, CA . . . At 81 years of age, I can tell I am getting more mature (that’s “older” to those of you who demand concrete reality). How can I tell? Today I bought a small bag of potting soil and two packets of flower seeds. I’m going to try… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Return of The Jedi Writer

Howell Hurst American News

Hello, classmates and other friends. How’ve your last eight months been? I’ve been cleaning, restoring, and selling what for twelve years was my home and office: a sprightly ocean cruiser sailboat named Wild Goose. Since I don’t multi-task while writing, but focus on the writing almost exclusively, I’ve not been writing. Rather, just watching the… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Thinking Out Loud Again

Howell Hurst 2020 Presidential Election, Defining Trump, People Politics, Racism

I’ve been thinking, and that’s always a dangerous occupation. Note Mr. Trump’s recent experience with it: he sees four off-white ladies’ faces in congress and Tweets they should return to their own countries instead of criticizing America. The problem: three of them were born in America, and one is a fully naturalized citizen. So we… continue reading »