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david mendosa


Tributes to Catherine

I am overwhelmed by your outpouring of sympathy upon the death of my wife Catherine from complications of diabetes on March 20. Nothing that I ever wrote generated so many responses as my tribute to her, “In Memoriam.”

You sent more than 70 comments to that article and even more emails directly to me. Several of you sent greeting cards and bouquets of flowers. Continue Reading


My Style

Even though I have been writing for a while, I still have a lot to learn. I picked up far too many tips that I didn’t already know from a new book by Jack Hart of the Portland Oregonian. Pantheon Books published A Writer’s Coach: An Editor’s Guide to Words That Work last year. Continue Reading