The afternoon heat taunted me as I trudged home from my walk. “Whose idea was it to go for a walk in the middle of the day?” I asked my daughter. Our sweat inducing trek reminded me of the days I spent in Navy Boot Camp marching in the heat of Orlando, Florida. That memory … Continue reading Ready. Aim. Fire.
This past Memorial Day we ‘liked’ and ‘shared’ many photos in honor and memory our heroes. I’ve been thinking about the military, and the sense of pride I feel at being able to call myself a Veteran. I’ve decided to post some of my own memories about my service. Some of the posts will … Continue reading Military Memories
Recently a coworker mentioned that she was spending the day on City Island. “Oh, where’s that?” I asked. The look on her face said, ‘are you kidding me?’ “Are you sure you’re from New York?” She asked. That wasn’t the first time someone asked me if I was sure I’m from New York. But … Continue reading New York, New York
I’m writing a novel about a young lady named Cassidy who is serving in the US Navy. She grew up without a father and has been deeply hurt by the only guy she ever really loved. Her fear of being hurt again keeps her from getting into any serious love relationships, so she keeps her … Continue reading About My Novel