The wonderful flip side!

Five books by age 32!

With the hardships of life, come decisions. To define the little moments instead of letting them define you. These are the little moments of this humbled author.

#1. My parents chose life.

#2. I was blessed with wonderful grandparents.

#3. I was given a younger brother.

#4. I played minor league baseball.

#5. I was a Cub Scout/Boy Scout

#6. I earn the Cub Scout Arrow of Light.

#7. I made a soapbox wheel derby car with my father.

#8. I saw the country through a semi windshield on many trips with my grandfather.

#9. I wrote 15 poems as a 7th grader.

#10. Once dreamed of being a conservationist.

#11. Once dreamed of being an actor.

#12. I’ve seen Mt. Rushmore.

#13. I’ve seen Niagara Falls.

#14. I wrote a 50 page screenplay my sophomore year.

#15. I tried out for the basketball team my senior year.

#16. I walked away from a car wreck that should have killed me.

#17. I stopped drinking at age 22 and done very little since then (ten years sober!).

#18. I helped my best friend find his soul mate.

#19. I hear my oldest sons first cry!

#20. Both of my grandfathers held my oldest son before they both passed away.

#21. I wrote my first novel at age 24.

#22. I met Joan Jett.

#23. I got to see a picture of my second child. (Your daddy will always love ya kiddo)

#24. I wrote my second novel at age 27.

#25. I heard my middle sons first cry!  

#26. I wrote my third novel at age 29. 

#27. I heard my youngest sons first cry!

#28. I am a baseball coach.

#29. I became a Cub Scout Den Leader.

#30. I’ve met Bryan Adams.

#31. I rebuilt my relationship with my mother!

#32. I wrote my fourth novel at age 32.

#33. I’ve written over 1,000 pages!

#34. I love my father!

#35. I am working on a picture book right now.

#36. I will begin on my sixth book in 2012.

#37. I am healthy!

#38. My three wonderful sons are healthy!!!

#39. I have a handful of very good friends.

#40. I have a job.

#41. I have a home.

We all have hardships but we also have lives filled with little moments. It is these times that we hold onto and become who we are. Good or bad, I have no regrets. To life I say, it is ok, bring it. I can take it.

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