Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Tale of the Traveling Guitar Salesman

I was talking to an old timer at a classsic car show in Easton, Maryland a few¬†months ago and somehow the subject turned to guitars. It turns out the man played in a country and western band in Cambridge around … Continue reading

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Habla Espanol?

A reader from Mexico contacted me about Flanagan and the Crown of Mexico. She was reading the book, and since it dealt with Mexican history, said that her parents wanted to read it as well. So far, so good, but … Continue reading

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The Name Game

Here’s something you seldom hear people say: “You know, what the world really needs is more people named John Reisinger writing books.” The general feeling seems to be that one is more than enough. So it may seem surprising that … Continue reading

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Drove my Chevy to the levy, but the price was too high

My first car was a (very) used 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air with the small block V8. I paid $150 for it and fixed it up a bit. A couple of years later, it developed the Mother of all Oil Leaks … Continue reading

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