Christopher G. Bremicker


Special Forces medic, 1968 to 1970, stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC; BA in English and MBA from University of Minnesota and course work in business education at University of Wisconsin-Superior; fisherman, grouse hunter, downhill skier, handball player; donations attendant at Goodwill, hometown: Cable, Wisconsin.


Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Stories and theater reviews celebrate life. From the laxative effects of diet green tea, a vendetta at a ski resort, skin cancer from sunbathing, bedbugs, to an alcoholic relapse on a date, this book pulls no punches. Theater reviews describe plays of the Irish Civil War, a zany family, a con artist, a writer in a trailer park, a soldier in Iraq, a prostitute as savior, and Scrooge.
Stories of an Illness
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A nervous breakdown led to psychiatrists, pills, and support groups. Psych wards and veterans' homes became a way of life. Alcohol aggravated my disease. Creative writing and recreation made life worth living. Family and friends stood by me. Alcoholics Anonymous got me sober. Work was my salvation. Forty years later life was good.
Life at the Goodwill
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
The Goodwill prepared people with barriers to work for employment. Immigrants became bank tellers, ex-convicts became forklift drivers, and homeless single mothers became medical assistants. The vision of the Goodwill was a world where everyone experienced the power of work. The Goodwill rewarded hard work. It was my kind of deal.
Consecutive Nights and Other Stories
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
Taverns, hunting, fishing, downhill skiing, and each other made our lives bearable in northern Wisconsin. We tended bar, waited tables, pounded nails, or cleaned other people's houses to "keep the wolf away from the door." Life was rich as we gossiped and looked out for each other. When someone was in trouble, we gathered around them.
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A novel of intrigue, drama, and humor in public housing. Characters abounded, as Meghan, a new resident, threw lavish parties and became popular. The treasurer and secretary of the resident council got jealous. They refused to sign the checks to pay for the parties. Meghan fought back with her Irish temper. They won the battle and Meghan retreated. Now she worked in the garden.
Stories of the YMCA
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,650. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A computer program challenged me, handball compelled me, and a handball injury required surgery as I learned my "calling," my thirty-eighth job since high school.
An Idyllic Childhood
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Essays about a happy youth: my father owned an airplane, a cabin up north, and part of a ski area. I lived in a neighborhood with many playmates, had material possessions, and enjoyed a cloistered boyhood.
Playbook: A Book of Plays
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Long plays about a crooked real estate deal, a heart attack at a ski area, a man's admission his problems are of his own making and not his parents', a parachute jump, a duck hunting trip, a rich kid who gets a farmer's daughter pregnant, a wheelchair pusher at an airport who flips his lid; and fifteen ten-minute plays.
A Novella and Twenty-Seven Stories
Series: Letters Home. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Fiction » Adventure » General
A novella about a death while duck hunting and stories about a high stakes golf game, a love affair with a car, a death by drowning, a dating service with no second dates, a road trip gone badly, an extreme skier, a parachuting injury, fishing on the Mississippi River, the world's greatest handball player, my romantic escapades, and others, are inspiring, humorous, and heart-breaking

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adventure    adventure 1970s    birth    challenge    customer service    danger    death    drama    family    health    humor    illness    intrigue    life    living a happy life    love    outdoors    outdoorsmen    recovery    recreation    relationships    romance    schizophrenia    sex    sports    surgery    technology    theater    thrift stores    vocation    warehouse    workplace