Operation Jackpot

The story is utterly fantastic, with a list of villains so long one…
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Ex Libris: The Bells & Other Poems

Oh, from out the sounding cells, What a gush of euphony voluminously wells!…
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A Toothsome Find

A feeling of a subdued, anxious weight fills my throat and stomach whenever the…
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Columbia on the Road

The original South Carolina Constitution required the governor and other constitutional officers to…
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Ex Libris: The Complete Flower Fairies

My buds, they cluster small and green; The sunshine gaineth heat: Soon shall…
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Ex Libris: Lords of the Fly

"And then they saw them arcing through the waves. Tarpon. Almost too large…
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Ex Libris: Northanger Abbey

“It is only a novel ... or, in short, only some work in…
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Beware the Ides of March

Even the most dispassionate student of Shakespeare probably knows the line, “Beware the…
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Ex Libris: Revolver

The story of Samuel Colt and his invention of the revolver, told by…
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Ex Libris” Christmas Stories

One of my favorite childhood traditions in decorating for Christmas each year was…
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Superior Madeira

Robert Allston was always heard to exclaim to his thrifty wife, Adele, when…
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Et Cetera: A Parting Look

Since the late 1800s, the cupola of the Babcock Building stood at the…
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