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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, New Words for Our Dictionary

Howell Hurst American News, Defining Trump, People Politics, Refugees

FROM MY CORNER New Words for Our Dictionary (NOUN) TRUMPISTRY. The conspiratorial behavior of an autocratic leader traitorously currying the favor and alliance of other despotic leaders to personally benefit all of them by jointly consolidating their power over the citizens they are pledged to protect.  (VERBS) TO TRUMPIFY. To act in multitudinous ways to… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER, Where Are The Christians?

Howell Hurst American News, Defining Trump, Humans, People, People Politics, Poverty, Refugees, Trump

Thousands of refugees fleeing from known dangers in their home countries are desperate. In Catholic Mexico, in Christian United States, millions taught as children to do onto others as you would have done unto you, are reported by the press as passively denying these people life-supporting assistance. The refugees are commonly vilified by many as… continue reading »