Archive for November, 2013

Just wanted to let everyone know I’ll be making a brief appearance and signing books at the Humor for Heroes comedy show at Floore’s Country Store in Helotes, Texas on November 9th. HfH is a non-profit that assists veterans and active duty service members. It was founded by my sister after I came home from […]


I’m trying something new, guys. I’ve been asked to write a true story about a wartime romance in Afghanistan. I have a secondhand connection to the story. Writing anything even close to romance is new to me, and I really don’t know the “right” way to do it. So I’m making a humble request: please […]


This essay was published by Iron Mike Magazine on October 31st, 2013. http://ironmikemag.com/face-to-face-with-a-hero-71-years-after-his-death/ —————————————————————————— I recently received photos of a man I have always had tremendous respect for. I heard his name many times as a young child. I sometimes felt family members grow uncomfortable when I prodded them for details about his life, and […]