The Kerr Construction Company
A Marine veteran looks to find himself after the Vietnam War. He wants something different than the rest of his generation wants. Gallup, New Mexico is different. Exotic, but challenging. He gets a job in construction for minimum wage. Navajo Indians from the reservation and illegals from Mexico are his companions. He admires the challenge of hardship. Then he meets Carmen with her own past. Chemistry. They find things in their search together. Things they didn't know they knew.
My Journey Into The Oncoming Holocaust
It's a long way from Texas to the Middle East. But when Olivia's husband Max sees his American Dream flounder in the post-911 world, she follows him back to his home in Lebanon. Just in time for the Arab Spring.
I Will Be The One
There is political turmoil in The Philippines during the last years of the Marcos regime in the mid-1980s. And America is embroiled in Cold War intrigue as a part of it. A Marine veteran is restless. He joined to serve before and still needs fulfillment. He joins the Peace Corps. Little did he know what lay in store with his assignment to The Philippines as a volunteer. And little did he know the life he would share with his new friend Lois in the process.
Seeing Gail Again
Jericho is a Marine fresh from Vietnam who must now fight the war at home during the anti-war Age of Aquarius. To get away he sets off for the most tranquil place on earth, the Lake District of England. As if waiting on him is Gail, seemingly linked to him as her Prince Charming. They find peace and depth of love until the Yom Kippur War breaks out in the Middle East pushing Jericho to seek his Jewish identity in Israel's cause. Years later they come to grips with the destiny still calling them that was never fulfilled.
Overland On The Hippie Trail
The one thing Hunter liked about hippies was the lure of the road. The Hippie Trail came about after The Beatles brought the mystique of India into the pop culture of the Age of Aquarius. Hunter was game for this overland trek. While getting his visas in Vienna for the countries that lay on his path, he meets Ewa, the daughter of a Communist Poland elite. She gets her embassy to attain the visas needed to go with Hunter. But Cold War reality made falling in love harder than anything they faced in their adventures together.
Rendezvous With Fay
Fay made everything seem easy. Life, living together, happiness. And love. Dutch knew he loved her as she did him. Texas seemed far away now. Home was with Fay in San Diego
I Will Survive
Elon loved traveling the world. The complexity of being a Marine from Texas and of the sixties generation stirred a curiosity that led him to Taiwan, a small Chinese island in the Pacific. A country with a language he would never understand and with an exotic culture, where he found himself needing a job while surviving a near-death experience. Though life of this flavor fit the bill for his adventurous spirit. For security was too confining. But nothing enticed him like meeting Brigitte, the Belgian model, herself a survivor. Their experiences together seemed a destiny. "I will survive" was the life they took for granted together.