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Athlete – all my life: From Little Leagues to pro baseball “Cleveland Indians” Inspector and Sailor of nuclear subs at Mare Island Naval shipyard Officer in the Air Force, (Retired) - Sac Headquarters – Omaha Nebraska; Intelligence Officer Intel Officer – squad leader - in the Jungles of Vietnam B-52 interdiction missions & A-1E prop job recon aircraft over the trails of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Missile Launch Officer – Nuclear Missiles, Minot North Dakota Commander Civil Engineering Squadron: – Minot. (550 men in my squadron) Base Administrator – Minot -- 2,000 men, over 100 civilians. (Bear with me. I haven’t made this list for several years) I started bleeding during cold weather – Agent Orange got out of hand: 8 months in Minot AFB Regional Hospital. Federal Investigator - USDL -- Corpus Christ Texas, Fort Worth Texas, Dallas Texas (Retired) Minister – Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church – Horseshoe Bend, Texas Quartermaster VFW: Altus, Arkansas. Racquetball State Champion – for 7 years in a row; National Champion – 2 years in a row, Ranked 3rd in the world one year. Laid over 5,000 blocks and built a castle wall around my house. – 20 feet high Fell from Castle wall - 21 bones broken – Crushed hip - Total hip replacement -I now walk 3 miles per day to keep my muscles strong enough to hold my replacement hip in place. Education – Bachelor Degree – San Francisco State University, Intelligence School – Lowry AFB, Colorado, Master’s degree in Management – University of Oklahoma (Military program): -- Master’s degree Liberty University: Licensed Electrician in Texas and Arkansas. Licensed Plumber in Arkansas: – Carpenter, block layer, roofer, sheet rocker, painter, HVAC ----- I built my own homes in both Texas and Arkansas. Relationships: 3 wives, about 20 girlfriends, starting in the 1st grade. Three Children – Psychiatrist, Social worker, and Mom. Life Savings -------- Let’s just say, “I am fixed-up pretty good.” (Landlord of 2 houses and 5 apartments) -- all paid for. Recent research – Egad! Lousy Novelist – but learning from you. I live in a castle, come visit me someday. (Would you like to see pictures of my castle?)
Favorite Author(s)
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Camus
Favorite Book(s):
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The Island, The Stranger (an hour to read, a lifetime to understand)
Stories on Textnovel by this Author
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Breakfast with God   SCI-FI
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This is a new title of a story I wrote several years ago. It was called "The Ancestors of God" = same story, just a different title. ...More
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An Essay on Philosophical Assumptions   ESSAY
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Have you ever heard two people in a heated argument; an argument that entailed no mention of what they both agreed to? ...More
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My name is Ishmael   POETRY
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I have been watching you for many years. Have you been watching yourself, or just stumbling through life and calling it "fate"? ...More
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A History of Love   HISTORICAL
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I slept in the loft of the barn. My bedding was near the rooster nest. Breakfast would be ready shortly after the third crow of the rooster. ...More
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Essay on the Myth of "Turning Points"   ESSAY
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"If I would have only done this or that" is the usual first-stage philosophical explanation for failure. ...More
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How to mend a broken heart   SPIRITUAL
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Spirituality (both religious and non-religious) can be defined as a personality. A robot has no personality. ...More
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Spirituality   SPIRITUAL
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Spirituality is how a person feels about other people. It is our (foundational) personality. Organized religion, on the other hand, is how one feels about ... ...More
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"Today is the last day of the rest of your life." That is what was written on the signs at the three entrances to the jungles of Vietnam. ...More
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Childhood joys   POETRY
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Do you collect things? What have you learned from them? Do you collect ideas? What are your recollections? ...More
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I am a fan of the Textnovel author RLB Hartmann - His ironic humor and dry wit inspired me to write this Narrative Poem. "Thanks RLB" ...More
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Master Qualm and Grasshopper   POETRY
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Why do dung beetles exist? If one would rather they didn't, what is next, who is next, where would it end? ...More
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"A jerk is still a jerk"   POETRY
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Would you marry a man who never pays a compliment to anyone but himself? What were you thinking, if you ever did that? ...More
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A Bad Day on Harmony Lane   POETRY
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What can be done when your world turns upside-down; not because of outside problems, but in your love nest? ...More
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Fear not to fail   POETRY
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Good morning all ye who have learned from your mistakes. Good morning Walt Whitman and the white geese at Crystal Lake. ...More
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A Beginning (a literary work)   LITERARY
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Two days and a hundred websites and literary chat groups could not define "literary work". They knew a few examples, but not why they were. ...More
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Where is God ?   OTHER
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Please offer any constructive criticism in regards to poorly constructed sentences or ill conceived ideas in this science fiction story. ...More
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Something Grows in Brooklyn   HUMOR
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Sometimes our worst dreams are our best dreams, in regards to waking up and thinking,laughing, and thinking again. ...More
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To never work alone   POETRY
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Let us celebrate our mistakes, and their creation of our needs. Let us waste not and want not what we already have. ...More
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No matter what   POETRY
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Live, prosper, and grasp at straws. Struggle, sweat, and accumulate your worth. But just before you sleep tonight ... ...More
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How can your child deal with a bully?   ESSAY
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.. It seems that parenthood includes the problem of our children being bothered by a bully, one way or the other. ...More
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How to write your own Jokes   HUMOR
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You may learn to write your own jokes by studying the formats and examples in this book. Well, what next? ...More
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