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The Theater – November 2, 2019

I went to two plays this week in my area. One was Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch and the other was a live local production of “Violet.” The “Hamlet” was a five year old production...

My books – Nov. 26, 2019

I have put the first chapters of some of my books for you to read on my site. I hope that they might be interesting to you and make you want to read one...

Being a writer -Nov.22, 2019

I do not profess to be a writer. I am just a fledgeling story teller. I was lucky enough to be placed in an environment rich in characters and events. I don’t have the...

Nov. 19,2019 – Kazu, the new version.

Kazu is finished except for the editing. It is a third longer now with much more dialog and excitement. I hope you look it over when it is up once again. This is a...

Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets-Sept. 2019

There will be many more pictures coming to my travel site very soon. Ernie is finished and up on Amazon now. It is filled with characters out of today’s news. I think that it...

Nov.16, 2019 – “Atlanta” by R. C. Hand – Chapter One

This is a crime drama. It takes place in the 60’s when some things were a little different. Not better or worse, just different. Murder, however, was and still is against the law. This...

November 15, 2019 – Kazu

It is 10:50 Am in California. I write for five or six hours everyday. I know that sounds like a lot, but I enjoy it very much. I have finally figured out my process....

Nov.11, 2019 – Kazu, Son of Osheda Kamasaki – Chapter One

There are only so many types of stories that one can write about in the world that we live in. Romance, science fiction, war, history and such. Shakespeare covered most of them, I suppose....

Nov.11, 2019-Kazu,Son of Osheda Kamasaki

It’s a cool cloudy morning here in the small craft harbor where I have lived for many years. I have lived here for 37 years and loved every minute of it. It can be...

Nov.9, 2019 – The Adventures of the Smith Family, Chapter One

I have five or six novels up on Amazon now. Perhaps one of them will capture your interest. This next novel is a tale about a young boy who is swept up by circumstances...

The Theater – November 2, 2019

I went to two plays this week in my area. One was Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch and the other was a live local production of “Violet.” The “Hamlet” was a five year old production...

A free piece of my book, Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets.

If you would like to read a little of my book, “Granpa Ernie’s Secrets, send me a note and I will put it up here. If enough people ask, I will put up a...

The House on the Cliff – Oct.31, 2019

I am finished with a little story about a haunted house. It seemed a good time to do it with this holiday at hand. It went well and is about fifty pages long so....

The Ouija board – October, 2019

The Ouija board was invented by Elijah Bond and patented on May 28, 1890. I only mention this because it is a powerful tool in some hands and Halloween is coming up. When my...

The House on the Cliff – October, 2019

I am working on a new story right now. I have no idea how long it will be. At the moment its is about twenty five pages and involves a rather picturesque mansion on...

Oct.15, 2019 – Our society

Does it seem that your quality of live is going down hill due to no fault of your own? Is your neighborhood full of derelicts and trouble makers who are constantly running amok? If...

The travel bug

I am sixty-seven years old. I think that I am in pretty good shape if not a little over weight. I had a very physical job that helped me stay fit and limber to...

A piece of work – Would you like to see some of my writing?

After an unrelenting response, I have put the first chapters of a few of my novels up here on my website. The titles will be easy to find and they will mention Chapter One...

Seeing the world- Sept. – 2019

My wife and I always ravel in tour groups. When you travel alone, it is much more difficult and I think you gain less from it. How much of a country can you see...

A big thank you – Sept. 2019

I want to thank all of you folks that I met in the later part of last year and this year on my travels to Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, and the Five Stans on...

Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets -Sept. 2019

There will be many more pictures coming to my travel site very soon. Ernie is finished and up on Amazon now. It is filled with characters out of today’s news. I think that it...

Travel behavior

Hey, you aren’t as cute as you think you are when you drink too much in the plane or on the cruise ship. You say more stupid things than when you are sober. Not...

Clothing styles while traveling- Sept. 2019

Hey, I have an idea. Why not wear appropriate clothing while traveling. Look, we all want to see the sights around the worlds great cities, right? Well, just remember what a church or mosque...

Airline travel-2020

There are pictures coming to this site very soon. Why does airline travel have to be so awful? If I owned an airline it would be perfect, or close to it. I am of...

Our local wino

I suppose every neighborhood bar has its local wino. Ours did, and he was quite a character. He was s slender fellow of course, with tattered clothing and an awkward gate. It is difficult...

I loved my breakfast

When I was just seven or eight years old, my parents were very busy with our restaurant. In the summer time when I wasn’t in school, I was very often left to my own...

The Harley

My brothers and I were left to our own devices for the most part. Home life was interesting to say the least. We were in school during the day and after school we came...

Important health news-Please read this-Aug 2019

I am interested in many things and perhaps a little whacky. Because of that, I happened upon a very interesting documentary on Japanese television regarding treatment for paralysis and stroke issues. It seems that...

Hawaii- Some history

The word Hawaii may come from the Polynesian word “Owhyee,” which means “homeland.” Carbon dating places the first settlers of Hawaii arriving around AD 940-1130. Polynesian chants of genealogy and history were done at...

The one percent-July 2019

How many times have you heard that the one percent pay no federal income taxes due to loopholes and dodges? How many times have you heard that we just need to take a little...