In 1950 the Ivanhoes were a stable family living in the oil town of Bakersfield, California. An oil geologist father with a secure job at Standard Oil and a wide circle of friends. Then calamity struck! Their teenage son was sent to Juvenile Hall for stealing. Overcome by shame, unable to face their friends, the family moved. From job to job, from country to country, uncertainty and frugality ruled their lives for decades. An arrest in Moscow by the KGB. In Poland, a fight for restitution of a stolen suitcase. Such events colored their travels. When the gypsy wonderers finally decided to retum to California, the author, with little money and no hotel reservations but lots of moxie, travels alone to Tehran, Bangkok, Manila, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Vancouver. "Rocks in Her Head" is an unembellished personal story told with humor, sincerity and candor as the author describes her dynamic life of travel and determination in diverse lands. "What a trip! You'll love every page, every mile Helen Smart takes you in her charming and yes, very wise true story remaking her family's lives" Laird Koenig
A coloring book for readers of Male/Male and LGBTQ romance. Art inspired by the works of Josh Lanyon and brought to life by you!
Moss on a Rolling Stone is a book of poetry, lavished with deep thoughts and, in some cases, a story with want to be told. At first glance, these poems are obviously told with care and meaning, but the true mystery is this- The stories are told by someone who has never experienced the kind of pain described in some, the love cast in others, the anguish illuminated by words. All emotion, through some deep-reaching empathy, is channeled to these words by the author- and with the help of the Creator of all living things. Hopelessly in step with humanity, Moss on a Rolling Stone is a continued story through fragile words and fragments of a tale told throughout the ages- That of humanity needing God.
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