An author? ME??? I
don't think so. I just had something in my head that
that was screaming to get out. I like telling stories
and sometimes they make it out of my head and on to my
computer. Sometimes they will come out of someone else's
computer, like with "A Narrow Escape". I explained the
Idea to Gilly, she gave it substance, and I added an
embellishment or two.
I am hopeful that I can
make a real contribution here, other than being the local
I have been a fan of the
Thunderbirds for as long as I can remember, but never did I
enjoy them so much as the day my Uncle Tom strolled out of the
dining room after a holiday dinner, looked at the TV as I was
watching the Thunderbirds, and uttered these endearing
words..."Whattya watchin' that Crap for?"
I did what I normally did
when Uncle Tom talked like that, I smiled, rolled my eyes, and
went back to doing what I was doing, ignoring everyone around
me and watching my show. "This is good stuff", I replied.
"Good stuff??" he asked. "CRAP!"
He's probably rolling
over in his grave. I can still hear him when I watch
To each his own, I say.
He taught me that, my Uncle did.
Now I'm writing stories
about that "CRAP," and loving every minute of it. I hope you