I stared at the shiny white paper looking for inspiraton- a thought, a word, a phrase to get me going – nothing materialized, only a blank cold sheet staring back at me. Usually, something came into my head, but I realized I was frozen with fear. Gripping my pen hard, I made a dark hole … Continue reading ‘Why I Wrote My Memoir’ (I Heard the Alps Call His Name) plus ‘Why Portugal?’
I’m grateful but humbled by the great article in the Portuguese News, November 20th, 2021, about my book and the story behind writing it. I think it gives an excellent outline of the plot and the struggles I had accomplishing the task of getting it written and finishing the book. If you have any problem … Continue reading Newspaper Article about my new book
OLD GUS Gus didn’t know it yet, but how he drove a car and with whom was about to change – in ways he never expected. “What a stupid idea!” Gus said. Carol sighed, looked lovingly at her father, picked up her empty plates and put them in the dishwasher. “Now dad,” she said sympathetically, … Continue reading Story submitted to CBC Short Story Contest, October 2021
Because this is a new site, it’s taking me longer than I expected to set up my website. My host WordPress is helping me with guide videos, meeting seminars, etc., but it’s still complicated and time consuming. I just spent another long day learning how to set it up, and progress is being made. I’m … Continue reading Please be patient…I’m trying, I swear!
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