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Clearly, this is a website designed largely to showcase my own works. But it’s not all vanity. I have been very lucky in my life to have had close association with remarkable people and I am privileged to share some of their works as well. Find Books , Plays and Music . Happy exploring! Charles P. (Chuck) Cabell
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A Christmas Trilogy

It's Snowing (Spoken) Please don’t even talk to us of Spring With sneezy, greenish dust on everything (ick!) And Summertime’s a time of bugs and sweat. Even when it’s dry you can be soaking wet (yuck!) And Autumn, although pretty, is worst of all: A smoky, lifeless landscape once the leaves fall (meh!) But Winter, lovely Winter, with its lovely, lovely snow Lifts our hearts and lends our cheeks a rosy, rosy glow (ooh!) Ting - - ting - - - - ting-ting - - - - - ting - - - A-A-A-A-H-H! (Sung) It’s snowing! Tiny silver crystals of delight. And if the winsome weather girl is right, it should continue snowing through the night. It’s snowing! First as just a dusting, then a trace Now it’s coming down at such a pace You can hardly see your hand before your face. Sneers, contempt and giggles greet the whines Of Gloomy Gus-es bundled to the nines. They pine away for warmer times and climes And hate the very notion that It’s snowing. It’s sad we cannot make this moment last: Our arms around


Charles P. (Chuck) Cabell, Jr. attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and joined the US Air Force upon graduation in June, 1958. He holds a Master’s Degree in Astronautics from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Systems Management and Doctoral Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. He retired from the Air Force as a Brigadier General after a thirty-year career (which included a combat flying tour in Vietnam), and then spent ten years as a consultant to industry and the government in System Engineering, Risk Management, Contracting, and Project Management.        He took sporadic piano lessons as a child and sang with his high school choir. At West Point he was a member of the Glee Club and was the cadet co-director of the Catholic Chapel Choir. While in the Air Force, he directed Catholic Choirs at several bases and sang and composed folk songs with guitar accompaniment. During a tour in the Boston are