How the heck did that happen?Â Last year at this time I was recovering from cancer surgery.Â This year I’m working on not having any more heart attacks.Â I’m more fit now than I’ve ever been in my life.Â I hardly know myself.Â I’m one lucky man.Â It’s a wonderful life, thanks to Sarah, most adored wife, and Ethel the pup.
The fiction flows, my stories find good homes, and I even have a new agent, Michele Mortimer of Darhansoff & Verrill selling my wares.Â Even first novel Wilderness won’t stay dead and is being re-released in February.
I loved my classes this year and wish I could teach more.Â Kids these days!Â Far as I can tell, they’re fantastic.
So I’ll take 62 more yearsâ€”or whatever’s on offer.Â Thanks to everybody who stops by here once in a while.Â I’d offer you some cake and ice cream, but I’m not supposed to eat that stuff.
Here’s a picture of Ethel and Sarah planning our next outing.Â I’m sure it will be a blast: