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“THIS LIFE…’IS FUNNY, PROFANE AND INSIGHTFUL.
HE TELLS A STORY THAT NEEDS TO BE HEARD.”
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This place I moved to is a house near a golf course in the central portion of Spokane also known as the Audubon Neighborhood. Unlike the house I lived and own, the neighborhood is far removed from the cares and concerns of crime, poverty and blight.
Not really funny, sad is more to the point. The good news out of this experience these last few days is that I am back to work. On Tuesday I came home—Lilly and Tom’s home—from going to the library to look over my emails, send out new resumes to potential employers and reading the local news from the Twin Falls Times.
That woman came home this evening smiling down at me while I was taking my daily cat nap. Being that I’m over 90 years old in cat years, I feel entitled to one or a dozen such naps in a day. Anyway, where was I? Oh yes, I remember now, That human female came into my room and presented me with something inside a shopping bag.
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“Grannie Hattie, are you ready?”
Hattie Black’s back appeared stooped, the wrinkles on her pale, ivory face pronounced, and the liver spotted hands held her walker in front of her to help her maneuver about her room of the assisted living facility. It was warm and sunny that early October morning in Coral Gables, Florida.
Dorothy, though everyone in their family called her Dot, just turned twenty and was engaged to a college football athlete named Rex. Dot’s nose piercing gave away her generation, along with the tattoo of a unicorn prominently displayed on her upper back and shoulder to the chagrin of her great-grandmother. Her brown hair had a natural curl to it. Dot wore shorts, white blouse and sandals, and her Ray-Bans held up on her head.
Mark is driving toward Missoula Airport with Hector and he asks him if he has anything to get off his chest; anything at all. Hector denies he does, but it’s a lie. There is a secret Hector has promised to keep from Mark. Four Seasons: A Search for Justice (In Pursuit of Justice) places Mark and Hector on their road to becoming FBI agents and solving crimes.“Road Trip,” is a Parody of “Three Little Pigs.” Mark bought a beat up Dodge Aspen Wagon on the same day he received a letter from Hector urging him to join the FBI. After much encouraging, Mark and Hector go from Richland, Washington through North Platte, Nebraska, a small bed and breakfast in Pennsylvania to a cul de sac just up the road to confront the assassin Che Lopez hired to take them out.
Four Seasons Series
“I couldn’t put the book down because it was so fascinating! Found the characters believable and the plot was well put together and tangible. I recommend to anyone who likes fiction and or mysteries.” — Edge of Darkness — Josh S.
“I loved the way the author transforms you into each scene through descriptive language. Sometimes comical, because although very serious situations, you can imagine the individuals perspective.” — Edge of Darkness — Tina N.
Edge Of Darkness
A Search For Justice
About Jerry Schellhammer
His latest work is A Life Well-Lived, a In 1984 I went to Washington State University and majored in English with an emphasis on writing, and minored in Communications, with an emphasis on journalism. I graduated in 1987. While I looked for work in my career goal, I also continued working on my writing, trying diligently to get that book I was working on, in the hands of someone who would want to publish it, but a funny thing happened to me; life and that sometimes interferes with dreams and aspirations.
This Life: My Life After My Stroke
There is a beginning to this story called life. I ended one aspect of life on November 21, 2002. My new life is ongoing. Here is what happens when excess interferes with one’s will to live.
All that changed this day, when heading towards a pool table to shoot a shot …. my left leg decided to suddenly and unexpectedly give out. There’s no rhyme or reason for this …Jerry Schelhammer
This Life changed dramatically following a stroke that left me rethinking where and what and why I messed up so badly. Then realizing life really is too short and a new positive approach needed to be enacted for my life to really mean something.
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