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You Can Go Home Again

Unlike Thomas Wolfe, the famous North Carolina writer who wrote several American classics dealing with rites of passage, I could, and did, go home again. Of course my wife, Diana, and I have traveled back to Princeton, West Virginia, many, many times over the years. Yet our less-frequent trips are becoming more meaningful as we…
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LED Lights, a Perspective

Okay, hopefully that will create some interest in what otherwise would be the mundane subject of a light bulb. But as Lee Corso says on ESPN, "Not so fast my friend." First, the basics: an LED light bulb is the implementation of Light Emitting Diodes to replace the traditional incandescent bulb that's been with us since the…
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Professional Review of “Reunion” by Blueink

Reunion James Kennedy George Jr. BlueInk AuthorHouse, 301 pages, (paperback) $19.95, 978-1-4685-2968-5 (Reviewed: June, 2012) The novel Reunion mostly details the experiences of a teenage boy growing up in Princeton, West Virginia, in the late 1950s. It’s largely an autobiographical tale, with narrator Jimmy Jackson acting as proxy for the author. The story highlights Jimmy’s…
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Professional Review of “Reunion” From Kirkus

REUNION George, Jr., James Kennedy AuthorHouse (312 pp.) $24.29 hardcover, $16.72 paperback, $1.99 e-book ISBN: 978-1468529678; January 6, 2012 BOOK REVIEW A 60-year-old man comes to terms with growing up with an alcoholic father in George’s debut novel. Framed by narrator Jim Jackson’s high school reunion in the middle-class Southern town of Princeton, W.Va., George’s…
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