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Nick Stories By John Kallio
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Nick Kerzich grows up on Minnesota's Iron Range in the 1950's. Stories of family, fire, Hollywood, high school, iron mines, a U.S. President, Dylan and a Bicentennial reunion, piece together puzzles... More > of life in a unique place and time.< Less
The Upzen Downs Racing Association By John Kallio
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In this novel approach to the sixteenth season of the UZDRA tournament you see the developing drama of the tournament structure as the races unfold. All happenings are as they occur in the game... More > without manipulation or prior knowledge by the game player. The dialogue and narrative threads provide details about the sport of thoroughbred racing through the virtual lives of the athletes, both human and equine. This chronicle was written as the game was played and as it unfolded through the fifty tournament races and three championships. Each segment was composed within the time frame of the races. No alteration of race details, jockey interviews, or wagering odds were made after the fact. All is reported as it occurred in the game. The pages are formatted so the results of each race appear on the page following the racing form and Emma Winnah’s informative column, What Goes Around Comes Around. This allows the reader to record virtual wagers without accidentally seeing the race results.< Less
UZDRA Rules and Archives By John Kallio
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This booklet is a thorough compilation of The Upzen Downs Racing Association game rules and 17 years of game archives. This addenda is meant to help readers and game enthusiasts teach themselves the... More > game as well as acquaint themselves with horse and stable histories.< Less
Upzen Downs Racing Association Season 17 By John Kallio
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Upzen Downs Racing Association is a thoroughbred racing board game that simulates multiple aspects of the sport from the races to backstretch scenes of the jockey colony. The game may be played as a... More > stable owner investing in horses and racing them, competing with other stables in tournaments for profit or loss. Play through a race, a season or multiple seasons with victories and failures, surprise results and inevitable difficulties. There are ten stables. Each owns eight race horses that compete in each tournament season. Horse identities are established as performance results make each horse a greater or lesser threat in the next race. Streaks and injuries affect performance through multiple seasons. At the extreme, but not impossible situation, a horse may be destroyed due to injury.< Less
Not Done Yet By John Kallio
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Not Done Yet: Writing after Seventy. A collection of poetry written over the past four years, age 70-74.
Confucius... By John Kallio
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Have you ever wondered if there were things that Confucius kept to himself? ...Were there things Confucius didn't say? And what about the things Confucius should have said...
One a Day By John Kallio
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I have accumulated a quantity of journal entries over 48 years. I thought a collection of these to match each calendar day with a piece culled from the same date in the past might make an... More > interesting daily blog. Consistencies and inconsistencies of back and forth across the decades, provide varied perspectives. It is difficult to remember the context of the past we’ve lived; we also make assumptions about times that predate us, and suppositions of the future. Some items evolved into larger works. Among the leftovers, little pieces survived. There remains enough mediocrity and immaturity to make me feel humble and you feel smart. There are also moments of accidental insight and incidental humor. It is said that Stephen Crane referred to his little pieces as pills. Apparently they were small and somewhat hard to swallow, but good for you.< Less

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Genius Matters Genius Matters By Angela Maiers
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