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Help to keep me in coffee, and I'll send you periodic research updates - newspaper clippings, Census finds, miscellaneous Internet flotsam.  And my heartfelt thanks 
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What's better than a cup of coffee?  A cappuccino with plenty of foam!  And a happy writer with a foam mustache.  Treat me to a monthly cappuccino and I'll share my research highlights AND include photos of my garden from time to time.
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Hi, folks - It isn't easy being gr..., that is, being a writer of a certain age, trying to capture all the feels of the past and pin them to the page.  Coffee helps.  Want to buy me a coffee?