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Robert Nicholas

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Read Four-Star Review of my book "Shaker Lane" by J Bennett Kindle Book Review Team member http://tiny.cc/r0carw

I was born in 1946 – the first year of the Baby Boomers. For most of my life, I lived in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts – Pittsfield, Richmond and Lenox.

I graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1968 with a BS in Mathematics. From 1968-1970, I did a two-year stint in the Peace Corps in the Philippines teaching high school modern mathematics. I later taught for eleven years and then became a computer programmer/analyst and eventually an MIS Director.

I currently winter in Florida and summer in upstate NY – with my 35 year old African Gray Parrot, Little Pete. I enjoy playing piano and guitar as wel...more


The first thing I do when writing a new story is to create a favorites folder in my web browser. This is one of the main places I store things for future reference.


Other than what I already know from life (68 years of it), I do all of my research on the Internet, or using a variety of programs/apps. I normally use Wikipedia as a starting point, then branch out, searching the web for additional...

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In My Dreams (Children's Books)
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Description: This is from my illustrated book of children's poetry "Mr. McSnipper and Other Verses". It is available as a paperback from Amazon, CreateSpace and Barnes&Noble. It is also available as an ebook everywhere.

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In my dreams
I am more than by day
When at night
close my eyes and am free
What I wish
I could see and could say
When I dream
I become more than me

In my dreams
far removed from the world
Where I live
in the mists of my mind
When I sleep
vivid images sw...
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