A poetic thought on Veterans day for all those that have sacrificed. Serving our country is more than self. The flag stands for more than just freedom and should be respected not being tossed around and burned by those that aren't willing to do and to give beyond self. Please enjoy and happy Veterans day!
Daddy's Heart - My Heart – The Purple Heart, although written for young readers, is a powerful story that helps us all understand the traumatic effects of living with a loved one suffering from PTSD, and points out that the most important ingredients in treating this disease are compassion, understanding, and patience.
When Jason arrives at Naval Station Norfolk from his deployment, he runs into Jocelyn, an old shipmate from a previous mobilization. The days pass, their attraction for each other grows, and they embark on a series of first experiences.
Nate isn’t ready to let go of his wife just yet. The fire they share is too hot to ignore. Nate comes home to an empty bed, but refuses to let it stay that way long. Till death do us part means something to Nate and he’s not dead yet…
The year is 1939, the place: a secret wing of a military hospital. A young girl invokes the ghost of a horribly maimed Great War veteran... or is he invoking her? They are both "shell shocked", their mind, memories and sanity torn to fragments, twisted and sharp like shrapnel. The first part of this invocation is a monologue, the second part a duologue. Based upon a true story.
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
Uplifting in-depth interviews with 34 unforgettable men and women, from one small community in Northern California, who helped save our nation from WWII to the Cold War — and then went home. First published as a 5-year series in The Wildwood Independent, the stories became "the most talked-about, most popular series in the paper's 30-year history," says TWI publisher Mike Dobbins.
James Baker invites readers to participate in a conversations with his cat Sundae. Using holiday times as the conversation pieces, Sundae is comes through as real as person we know. Quick witted, critical, and a deft judge of human strengths and weaknesses; Sundae provides a barometer in which we can examine ourselves. Cat owners will instantly identify with Sundae's particular wisdom.