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Rolf Margenau

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Rolf Margenau has written five novels and published two photography books. The novels feature a main character named Wylie Cypher, first seen as a twenty-year-old college dropout who comes of age during the Korean War. At forty, Wylie is a successful but burned out lawyer with a failing marriage. He tries to find lost youth on a trek with his daughter through the high Andes. Instead, he finds mayhem, murder, a devastating civil war in Peru, and loses a toe.
Retired, in his mid-sixties, Wylie does battle with BIG AG as a Master Gardener. He befriends a group of eco-terrorists who help save the Monarch butterfly. Then in a novel called National Parks, an aged Wylie lives in a dystopian future where Congress attempts to sell off our national pa
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Two years ago, I began an occasional blog that contains thoughts NOT about my novels, my political views, or pithy observations about ephemera. It's become a bit of a travelog about favorite places (mainly my backyard) visited, creatures I've met, and friends made along the way. There was a time when I made a living as a nature photographer, so there are pictures too. If you want to look, it's www Read more of this blog post »
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“In all small things be honest and the big ones will take care of themselves.”
Rolf Margenau

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

“You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
Dr. Seuss




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