Roasted Pork Tenderloin – From the Curtis Street Kitchen

The Roasted Pork Tenderloin recipe is a Curtis Street Kitchen original. My methods of cooking maybe influenced by generations of Italian chefs, for this original, I used a citrus and Marsala wine baste while roasting the pork which created a beautiful and fun flavor for a simple delicious pork tenderloin. When I was back there …

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The Most Peculiar Cafe

A true story with a little imagination. The Place In the quaint Florida coastal town of Vero Beach, I stepped into a coffee shop with an odd mixture of small town folks in what I thought to be an ordinary cafe. Not unusual to notice that people were talking or reading and writing at their …

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Easy Does It Podcast in San Francisco

We have a special day coming on June 29th. So get your android or iPhone, get your head set on and Listen to what we reveal. At the end David talks "The Art of Being in San Francisco" Enjoy the show! Support our show. We need your help!! Go to https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/anchor-podcasts/easy-does-it and give us a …

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Post Card from Cinque Terre

  Characterization: This escape scene after Sophia and Jon, the main characters in my novella (a work in progress) escape a chase by Jack Crawford and the drunken conductor, whom I haven’t named yet. Victor, the Mariachi player, helps them get away. The scene starts after they arrive at a Villa in a town in …

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Another Curtis Street Christmas

Introduction: T'was the night before the start of a new Holiday Season.  A Happy season full of songs of chestnuts roasting, eggnog cheer and I get frazzled and dazzled when it gets to be that time again. Also time to write a new blog post. Never knowing where to start. All I know it's "time" …

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A Scene from “The Chase is On”

As I work on my novella I find that I am introducing characters in odd ways and then incorporating an element of surprise when they appear again. This time with purpose. Here is another snippet of the novella. It's small. "I don't want to give too much away!" Sophia was racing up the spiral staircase. …

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A Room with a View

In late April, Jon Seaborn and his friend Alfredo Grotto were arriving by train to Porta Santa Lucia, a small town in Italy on the Mediterranean coast. The town itself dates back to the 15th century. The streets are paved with cobblestone, each stone seemingly able to tell it’s own story through its dents and …

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Cutting the Cord: I dare you!

Introduction: History What does it mean to cut the cord. Easy, cancelling your cable TV subscription. It doesn't mean adding free internet streaming TV, or adding Netflix or Hulu. It means "Cutting the cord to your cable subscription". Sounds daring doesn't it? Especially if you have been a long time cable subscriber. It's all about …

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Starting a Podcast 101

Introduction My latest endeavor was to start a podcast and it wasn’t my idea. Yet, once I started there was no stopping or holding me back. The question that came to mind and I’m sure through most people's minds, is how to get started. It wasn’t much a dilemma for me as I always tinkered …

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A Scene from The Kingsford Gallery

A Scene from The Kingsford Gallery Continuing from the story of Jon Seaborn and Sophia Collins from the novella in progress with the working title: "A Postcard from Chamonix". They are in Paris and always a chase. This follows the two scenes I posted on this blog: The Near Escape and A Scene on the …

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Writing is the best way to travel

Introduction Writers, they have the best imagination. Discovery: knowing that when stuck all that is needed is a decision to move a muscle and write a thought. Here’s a thought: “If you have an itch, scratch it” ~ David Morgan; September 14, 2018   A story in New York On a Saturday night in 1981, …

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Poetic Wisdom

Poetic Wisdom A Lunchtime Poem By David Morgan September 5, 2018 Introduction I was Inspired by an invitation to read QAnon website. Shortly afterwards, I took a lunchtime ride to the coffee shop with my little brown journal and pen. I call it a poem but it's not written in poetic verse, rhyme or meter. …

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A little paradise on the coast of Florida

I made a post on Facebook which landed a couple of comments that inspired me to write this blog post about Florida, where I live. Tonight I got a chance to snap a few sunset photos at the beach. The comments? "Lucky" and "Wish I lived in Florida". This made me think back. I was …

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The art of Being in San Francisco

The choir of seagulls, they gather at dock of Fisherman's Wharf. The royal red crab lay there still. The clackety ‘ol streetcar heard up the hill. The coldest Bay in July. The coldest day in July. The street poet tells an urban lore The scene for those who dare be poor. The cigarette ban at …

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