Frank Dehoda: Chapter Two

Chapter Two After a night filled with odd dreams, Frank blinked his eyes to the Sun’s rays as they burned away the remnants of his fitful sleep. Stretching arms and legs with the bright warmth caressing his back and sides, he sat up slowly, slid out of bed, shivered...

Frank Dehoda: Chapter One

Following is the first chapter of a short story/novella I’ve been working on for a while. Any similarities to anyone living or deceased is purely coincidental. Let me know what you think of the beginnings of the tale. I’ve got a few more chapters written...

More About the Mouse

I didn’t write more soon. But I am writing more. I finished the book The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban. I loved it. Having been separated from that book for thirty years and having grown into a fairly well-educated adult and father, I can see so many...

Thirty Years of Infinity: Part One

Nearly thirty years ago – I’m not sure exactly when (either third or fourth grade, I think) – I found a book in my elementary school’s cafeteria/library during “library hour” and began to read it. I had never heard of it, but it looked somewhat promising. It was...

When Amy Grant Broke My Heart

I remember hearing my first Amy Grant song, “Father’s Eyes”, when I was around nine years old. I loved her voice, but when I saw my first picture of her. Well, I fell in love, or whatever emotion a boy has for a girl (True, she was a few years older than I...