Chapter One: “Henry J, get down here and eat your breakfast. The bus is going to be here any minute.” “Coming, Dad.” “Well, hurry up, already. I’ve called you now three times. I made oatmeal, your favorite.” “Is that the burning smell?” “There’s no burning smell down here. You can’t burn oatmeal.” “Yes, youContinue Reading The Elf In The Shoe
A friend of mine asked me the other day, “Hey, how did you get involved raising money for breast cancer research? I know you fight for Constitutional issues and you’re a sucker for dogs and other animals, but why breast cancer research?” At the time, I just smiled and asked him to buy a book,Continue Reading Mom’s Rocks
What’s the value of a breast? You know, how much is a breast worth? I’m not talking about the combo meal with two sides and a soft drink at your local fast food store; I’m talking about a woman’s breast. How much is it worth? Truth be told, I don’t know. Since I don’t know,Continue Reading What’s The Value?
I have to smile at people sometimes. They ask me, “You’ve published a book?” I reply, “Yes, four of them now.” “Who’s your publisher?” “Amazon, I self-publish.” “Oh, so they’re not real books.” Thirty years ago, a comment like that would have resulted in one of us getting hurt. Twenty years ago, the comment wouldContinue Reading It’s Not a Real Book
In a few more hours it will be Valentine’s Day. I had hoped to have an eBook ready on Amazon.com to start selling on that day. The eBook, “The Ghost in the Mini Skirt” is a murder mystery and love story but it is more than just another offering of contemporary literature. A friend ofContinue Reading The Book is Done
I was sitting in my doctor’s office. His nurse had stopped by and told me he was running late and I should be patient. It had been ten days since the biopsy. How patient did he expect me to be? I was sitting in my doctor’s office and sitting is very loosely defined. Sitting meansContinue Reading Sitting in my Doctor’s Office