“The Unexpected Hero” (Part 1)

“The Odessa Chronicles” was my introduction to writing fiction. The first thing that I noticed about our fictional characters, was that they would take the proposed story-line in a different direction to that originally planned. Continue reading

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“A Fishy Negotiation” (Part II)

Much later that day, the man-servant was relaxing in his chair in the living room when Odessa, Jaxon, and Dewey walked in. All three of them stood in front of the man-servant, and then Odessa hit Dewey with a wing, and Jaxon gave him a gentle kick with one of his back legs. “Go for it.” he whispered to Dewey. Continue reading

Peace.

While I  was putting the final touches to my book of poetic verse “Just Thinking” (click cover in right column for more info), I came across an invitation to submit a “peace poem”. The end result was that “My Dream” was included in the “Poets for Peace” book. Continue reading

Book! Book! Book!

Given our recent erratic weather which is culminating, as I write this, into a major snow storm accompanied (just to make it more exciting) by strong winds … Mother Nature has had/is having a high degree of influence over how I spend my time. 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

Ray’s past?

“Who Said I was up for Adoption?” was an interesting book to write because not only was Ray a huge education for me (being my first dog), but also because he impacted me emotionally on a consistent basis, and in many different ways. Continue reading