Tag: samuel cardiff

The Law Of Moses: Sam’s Story

I’ve never been in combat, but I served with several men who were.  Viet Nam was over and the country was ready to move forward.  Only some of our vets couldn’t.  Even years later, many of the men I knew tried hard to drink themselves to death.  Some of...

Law of Moses Awarded Silver Medal

Reader’s Favorite recognizes “The Law of Moses” in its annual international book award contest. The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities. Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review...

Book Fair

All Aboard! Anyone who has read “The Law of Moses,” knows Sam is raised and lives the first part of his life in New York.  For anyone who hasn’t, telling them so, isn’t much of a spoiler. In order to share the big news, I have no choice.  Sam...

Winter 1864 No. 21

In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Everything I wrote concerning the disgrace known as “Hellmira” has come to pass.  “Hellmira” is now the...

Autumn 1864 No. 20

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, I must record my thoughts on the prisoner of war camp, called Barracks #3, the Army...

Summer 1864 No. 19

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Today Elmira, our little town, safe in the woods of upstate New York was invaded. It...

Spring 1864 No. 18

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, The holidays are behind us and once again, the entire town of Elmira looks forward to...

Winter 1863 No. 17

  In the year of 1863, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was split by war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel,   I have written you several letters and have yet to receive one in return.  You have not...

Autumn 1863 No. 16

  In the year of 1863, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was split by war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.    Dear Samuel, How I wish I could be as Rip Van Winkle, who disturbed by the commotion, slept his way through...

Summer 1863 No. 15

  In the year of 1863, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was split by war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.    Dear Samuel, At what point does the suffering end?  Two days ago, our beloved mother passed.  Over the past several weeks,...