Outtakes and Afterthoughts

Posted by on Dec 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

My editor had me cut the manuscript by some 15%. So there are a lot of outtakes. I’ve also had many an afterthought. So I’ll share some of both, beginning with my father. The process of writing a memoir revealed many hidden things. The most interesting of which was the many parallels in the lives of my father and myself as, most amazingly, we both: lived in Palo Alto, went up to Alaska, and smoked marijuana. An afterthought is that we both married late; he was 43 and I was 37. And a new one, just thought of, we both were poker players (though he was much better than I am)....

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