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About charleymckelvy

Charles McKelvy lives and writes in southwest Michigan with his wife and fellow writer, Natalie McKelvy. They established the Dunery Press in 1988 in order to publish their own fiction. They continue to do so to this day. Charles McKelvy is an Eagle Scout.

SEA DUTY

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RUSSIAN ARK

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SATURDAY IN SAINT PETERSBURG

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RUNNIN’ EMPTY

   

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NEW BIKE ON THE BLOCK

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GOT YOUR GOATS

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RAINY MONDAY/SUNNY TUESDAY

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THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL Flash Fiction by Charles McKelvy The woman at the garden center promised that “these were the best clippers money could buy. They’re spring-loaded,” she said. “The best!” So he bought the clippers and went straight … Continue reading

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BASEBALL’S BACK!!!!

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A HEAD OF HER TIME

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THE AUTHOR AT REST

I AM FLYBOY a cat’s life by Flyboy the Magnificent Chapter Thirty-six: A Hasidic Tale JG beached the raft and popped the valve. As we watched it collapse into rubbery folds, she said: “I’ll take care of this later, Little … Continue reading

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INN FOR A BUCK

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FLAME TREE OF HARBERT

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NILES RIVER WALK

(Niles, Michigan) If you ever find yourself in Niles—and why wouldn’t you find yourself in Niles?—be sure and take a walk along the Saint Joseph River on the city’s delightfully designed river walk.  We had back-to-back dental appointments in Niles … Continue reading

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CHANGE IN THE WEATHER

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SUNDAY SOJOURN

My travels last Sunday took me on a soulful sojourn to the Monastery of the Holy Cross in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago. Here are some photographic highlights:  

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SHORE LINES

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DUNESCAPE

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WATER COLOR

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A DRIVE IN THE CITY

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A DRIVE IN THE COUNTRY

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DAWN OF A NEW DAY

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT

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HAPPY SAINT BENEDICT’S DAY!

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POCKET BOOK

Author’s Note:  I began writing this novella at the Panera restaurant in Saint Joseph, Michigan on July 2, 2020 at 9:45 a.m. EDT. I got the idea from the Moleskine® notebook I bore in my shirt pocket. Hence the title: … Continue reading

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STORM A COMIN’

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CAT NAP

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UP A CREEK

 

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NOON TREE

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SUNSET LIMITED

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