Busy! Busy! Busy!

With immediate effect, I am not expecting to be doing much in the way of Posts or responding to Comments however, be assured that after about a couple of weeks, things should be back to normal. In the meantime, and with the holiday season approaching very fast, please consider the book lovers/readers on your list Continue reading

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“My Dream”

November 11, being designated here as “Remembrance Day” is today acknowledging that 100 years ago, a devastating war concluded. Given that we were embroiled in another one just over 20 years later does pose the question “Didn’t we learning anything about ourselves?” Here we are in 2018 and, looking as far back as the end of WWII, I once again wonder “Why are we still not getting it?”

The following poem is from my book “Just Thinking” Continue reading

The Dewey Farm Cat Blues (Oh yeah)!

What happens when a cat (Dewey), a Barn Owl (Odessa), and a Jackalope (Jaxon) decide to live together on an empty farm and be friends? What happens when Joshua (eventually named man-servant by Dewey) fulfills his retirement dream of buying a little farm out in the country, totally oblivious to the fact that he will not be alone? That scenario forms the basis of many short stories in “The Odessa Chronicles” (stories for children ages 4 to 104). The following is an extract from one of the stories: Continue reading

“The Bicycle Adventure”

“The Bicycle Adventure” is another story in the book “The Odessa Chronicles”.  What happens when the man-servant discovers an old bicycle at Moonbeam Farm? When did he last ride a bicycle? How much help are a cat, a Jackalope and a Barn Owl? Continue reading

“Bob and Bob” – Part 1

This is a special treat … a complete section (albeit in two parts) from an adventure in “The Odessa Chronicles.”

Our intrepid adventurers are riding out  a storm in a small boat when two seagulls are thrown up against the cabin windows. The man-servant braved the elements to rescue them … Continue reading

Florence!

“The Odessa Chronicles” is a book of short stories, the main characters being Dewey (cat), Jaxon (Jackalope) and Odessa (Barn Owl). They all moved into an old and unoccupied farm together.

Joshua (human – later to be known as the man-servant), was looking to buy a farm so he could live out his retirement years in total peace. Can you guess which farm he purchased? Continue reading