Time Travel

A friend of mine said this about wood fires: “Wood heat is just different. When I step into a room with a wood stove fired up, it feels somehow.. .soft. I don’t know how else to describe it. There is nothing impersonal or disinterested about it, as with oil or gas, or worst of all,…

A Little Sunday Story

A few years ago, our family suffered a terrible continuum of disease and death – my wife’s grandparents, her aunt, my estranged father – a seemingly unending flow of bad news, each separated by mere months rather than years. We were living in Scotland at the time and I can remember one day in particular…

Book Update: The American Mandarin

After a slew of research and discussions back and forth, my book will be launched on Amazon.com rather than Smashwords. The marketing power and reach of the Amazon brand and all the Amazon worldwide stores were about twice the reach of Smashwords and Barnes and Noble combined. There is a Kindle reader app for all…

The American Mandarin: Self-Serving Vanity Post

My first book, The American Mandarin, will be published and available for purchase on August 15th, 2013. It is the story of intrigue, espionage, genetic manipulation and the science of epigenetics (genetic memory) and how an unsuspecting  American family gets caught in the middle of a generational battle between two superpowers and their proxies. It…

America is Waiting

Freedom loving, God-fearing and gun clinging Americans throughout the world are waiting.  Waiting for the apology that will never materialize for the Media Progressive mouth-pieces.  They spewed their collective hate of those who are proud of America and believe that while this Nation has its problems it is STILL and ALWAYS will be the best…