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Dec.13, 2019 -Dreams of Costa Rica – Chapter One

This book is an adventure based on a true story of a family member. I found the story interesting and worth looking at. I found the characters interesting and some even likable, as I...

Dec.8, 2019-The first chapter of “Sailing Away”

This first chapter of “Sailing Away” that I started to put up the other day isn’t all up yet. There’s still much more to come. I will put the rest of it up tonight....

Dec.7, 2019 “Sailing Away” is up on Amazon now.

“Sailing Away is a sailing adventure that takes place on a voyage from London and through the Mediterranean sea with many stops. It then proceeds down the west coast of Africa to Cape Town....

“Sailing Away – Chapter One – Dec.12, 2019

This is the follow up novel to “The Adventures of the Smith Family.” You will recognize some of the characters and there will be letters sent to some of them from abroad. This story...

Prelude to Rome – Harry and Franklin – 1918

“I have met Harry and Franklin today. Franklin is Ernie’s grandfather father. William is the main character of Prelude to Rome. He has just graduated from Georgetown. William’s is Ernie’s father from “Grandpa Ernie’s...

Prelude to Rome – 2019

I have three chapters of Prelude to Rome completed. Obviously I will reread them a hundred times and rewrite them fifty. That is my process. William Wilson is the main character. He is Ernie’s...

It has begun. Prelude to Rome

I have written the introduction of William Wilson for my new book. It is a short history of William’s school days until he entered Georgetown University. Remember? Ernie went there as did Bobby. Read...

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 that you might want to read...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The secrets of success.

WARNING!! If you don’t really want to be successful, don’t waste your time reading this. Being successful is simple. There are just a few rules to follow. Here they are. Do you really want...

The Adventures of the Smith Family 2019

The rewrite of “The Adventures of the Smith Family” is done. I think it has made an interesting story better and more exciting. It is not shorter. The rewrite of Grandpa Ernies Secrets is...

Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets-

January 25 – 2019 – My new version of Granpa Ernie’s Secrets is on Amazon now. It’s a spy novel with all of the current cast of characters from North Korea to Iran, and...

Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia – Oct-Nov 2018

We are back from our adventure. Laos was wonderful and the people were great. We almost got killed on a wet, muddy mountain pass in the rain, but we survived to tell the tale....

Passage to Eastern Europe – 2015 – Transyvania

October -11 – The ride to Vlad’s Castle isn’t like going to grandma’s house, or maybe it is. Little good came from the wolf or Vlad “The Impaler.” He did save Europe from the...

The Adventures of the Smith Family

I enjoyed meeting and getting to know all of these characters in this book. Their lives were very similar to mine in the sense that all of us, siblings and parents, worked together in...

Granpa Ernie’s Secrets

This is an interesting spy story about a young college student named Bobby and his slightly secretive grand father. Bobby is a college student at George Town University where his grandfather taught some years...