This is a story I submitted to a writing contest. The writing prompt was “Fall” and “Love”. I’m pretty sure I nailed the theme.
This is Part 1 of The Rescue which is a continuation of San Pietro Rose posted previously in this blog. Parts 2 and 3 of the Rescue to follow in the coming weeks.
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While typically posting Sales Career oriented topics, I believe this compilation contains wisdom when dealing with people under any circumstance. 1. Figure out a better way to do things before you do them, not after 2. More information is always better 3. Listen, don’t hear 4. Be proactive, not reactive 5. Details matter
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by Michael Hotchkiss The 6:43 am Metro North train pulled into Stratford station, predictably, four minutes late. The train had left its origin from New Haven at 6:21. How it lost four minutes with only two stops baffled and agitated me more than usual. It also was a shitty day for June. My mood was … More Earbuds, iPhones & Sheep
Photo from Ralph Hotchkiss Archives. General Mark Clark of the 5th Army addressing the 36th Division, Dec. 1943 This is part 3 of a historical non-fiction short story. It is based on song lyrics written by Major Frank Pellegrin about a doughfoot named Joe Maloney who meets an Italian girl named Rose after the US … More San Pietro Rose – Part 3
It was time to go. I’m not sure what prompted this. I was as popular as ice cream, I had lots of friends. I oozed confidence and possessed youthful energy more powerful than the sun. I took a step anyway. It was a new place with lots of brick buildings connected by concrete paths that … More Steps