A Touchy Subject

A TOUCHY SUBJECT The point of introducing a new character, a female, to the story line was to have a fourth person to play doubles with. It also gave my writer’s block a challenge…to narrate from the perspective of Jean (the Scottish genie). She will eventually, I hope, bring me a way to see clearly what it means to play a game in writing that connects to, and in a way, makes as much sense in life as hitting a … Continue reading

Divorce and Pickleball

DIVORCE AND PICKLEBALL I am reluctant to bring up sensitive subjects. I have no expertise in relationship counseling. However, I received an email from an international subscriber who needs help. I have decided to give my opinion in the hope that I can be of service to the troubled parties involved. I have changed the people’s names to protect their privacy. Dear Doug, I read your articles and I think you are a person who may be able to help … Continue reading