I'm from New Jersey. I don’t expect too much. If the world should end tomorrow, I can adjust. I spent most of my life adjusting to school, married life, working as a fisherman, ditch digger, inspector, office worker, educator, evaluator and public relations artist. My best job ever was with the real stars at the neighborhood Blockbuster. They called me “the cat” because the boss man enjoyed throwing me up in the air to see how many times I could land on my feet.
After thirty-two years of staring at the blue screen trying to make the numbers add up, Alice and I made a list. Things like breaking eighty on the golf course, backpacking through Europe, SCUBA diving the Great Barrier Reef, hiking the Grand Canyon and the Appalachian Trail, biking the Trans Canada Highway. My personal favorite was writing a book. Sure could use some help on the last item.
New Jerseyites have the Jackie Gleason gene, so now we live in Central Florida. Number one son, Anthony teaches at Texas University showing nurses how to use the library. Jeffrey is busy being Jeffrey, writing and playing mountain music while working with autistic children in Asheville, North Carolina. You can find me and Alice most days in hot pursuit of the items on the list.
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Beyond the Bear Cave
The final book in the Bear Cave Saga. From the death camps on Eastern Front comes the sins of the fathers that must be reconciled. The tale takes you from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota to the Bay of Chaleur into the mystery of Dragon Boating, the ways of the Tongs of Philadelphia and buried in the Pine Barrens of South Jersey. Join the fans of the Saga. The rewards are great.
Escape from the Bear Cave
A story of smugglers and corrupt officials bent on restoring the Great
Set in a small New Jersey town, it follows an undercover goverment agent unraveling the the mystery surrounding arson, murder and cover
Escape from the Bear Cave is the third in a four part saga of personaljourneys that keeps you intent to discover rest of the story.
In the Bear Cave
A story of cops, robbers and corrupt officials bent on restoring Pax Americana. Set in a small New Jersey town, it walks the ancient Silk Road, horse packs the mountains of Afghanistan, dives in crystal waters of Bonaire, flies to pristine lakes of Northern Quebec, and motors posh neighborhoods of Washington DC.
The Bear Cave
An adventure of ordinary people coming to grips with the realities engulfing them. A story forged in the blast furnace heat of the canyons of post soviet Afghanistan. Set in southern New Jersey, it spins among the murky depths of a military ordinance dump site, cruises through the posh neighborhoods of Washington DC then slams into the concrete realities within the tenements of the Bronx.
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