About The Author
D. R. Prescott has written a novel, a collection of short stories, a nonfiction book, a collection of essays, planetarium show/display scripts, two family histories, technical articles and business plans as well as written for and edited several newsletters.
Awards and published work include Writers' Journal, Long Story Short, Taj Mahal Review literary journal, The Orange County Register, Writer's Digest, and Writing.com and four books among other challenges.
As a former aerospace executive and planetarium program director, Prescott currently writes and explores life in Orange, California.
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"Sentience can be annoying."-DRP Abt. 1990
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Since 2008, Prescott has been a regular contributor of
essays and short stories to
The Taj Mahal Review Literary Journal
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O R D E R   T O D A Y !
by D. R. Prescott

         Time is a predator. It devours human constructs, takes life and obscures memories. The here and now seem to inevitably succumb to the future, leaving only memories of what has been.

         Memories are fragile and often unreliable. The truth about what was, regardless of good intentions, is often distorted into what we wish it was. History is subject to vagarious memories, relying often on interpretation by future generations. Those verifiable pieces of history surviving the onslaught of time ought to be cherished and used as a firm footing for future achievements.

         To benefit from our ancestor’s experience, we must remember, and remember as accurately as we can, the success and failures of those who went before us. It is the lot of the present to make available to the future a description of the past. That description is our place in time, our legacy.
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