This book is much more than twelve stories that are independent of one another, each having a different meaning from the others. Rather, it is a novel of one person chronicled through the many roles he plays in his life and those who shared those experiences with him.
We are accustomed to reading a novel that has a beginning, middle and end, and this one is no different. The same novel format has been used for so many centuries that when a writer presents something different, we are incredulous and conclude that the author has drawn outside the lines; therefore, the work makes no sense. Drawing outside the lines is a time-honored method of remaking something old and presenting a fresh approach to an enduring art form.
Dynamic art that lives with a strong pulse and pumping lungs has the potential to transform lives in positive ways. Experiencing true art makes one ponder life and consider souls, including your own. There is no greater accomplishment for an artist than to change a mind or make a heart flutter to read or hear or see the art they have created. More than anything, I hope you enjoy this novel.
I was born in Lansing, Michigan, September 20, 1957. I have worked dozens of jobs, from factory laborer, olive harvester, fiber optic layer, land surveyor to legal secretary at a major New York law firm. I lived on two kibbutzim in Israel, traveled through most states of India, most of the countries in Europe, and much of Asia. I was raised in Michigan and have lived in Israel, India, Paris, New York and Taiwan. And I have also traveled extensively throughout my homeland of America more than once. I have run my own business, The Watershed Wellness Center, for 29 years. I’m a 3rd degree black belt Tae Kwon Do and certified instructor. I have hosted both radio and TV shows on health. I am 64 and still can run a six-minute mile (2022). I follow my 7 Component Health Protocol laid out in my health books, which is how I stay healthy. I am a Latin Mass Catholic.
Starting a business and keeping it going for 30 years is an accomplishment. But of all my endeavors, nothing has been harder than writing this novel because nothing is more difficult than writing fiction that actually moves the almighty reader. In the meantime, I intend to stay healthy and continue writing about natural health. I will also write more fiction because fiction is often the most believable thing I write about.