My first Novel, A TUGBOATER’S LIFE, is on sale this weekend on KOBO. www.facebook.com/740034099/posts/10159601642884100/ My novels are light (just a bit steamy) romances, about real, blue-collar characters, working out their personal lives, while employed in a dangerous, Great Lakes marine construction career. The characters (you’ll love them) are like people you may know. Although I have continuing… Read more »

I need to do REAL WORK once in a while!

I am a ship surveyor, after all, and I do love my job. My writing, and the promotion of my books takes up a lot of my time these days, but luckily, my clients keep calling for surveys. Yesterday we were in Erie, PA, for a very unusual job, looking at the progress of repairs… Read more »

Great Video of Sturgeon Bay Book Signing!

OtherWorlds Books & More, in Sturgeon Bay, WI, has been selling my books like crazy this summer. The owners asked me to do a book signing at a sidewalk sale event there last weekend. A local blogger made this video and has had more than 4000 views. We sold and signed a lot of books,… Read more »

Are you into Audible Books?

Many commuters and professionals, who don’t have time to read as much as they’d like, tend to listen to Audible Books while driving. I listened to a lot of books on cassette tapes (back in the dark ages) while driving alone on long trips for my ship inspection business. For those of you who are… Read more »

Ride the Carferry Badger!

Ride the S.S. BADGER and meet me……..24 & 25 August 2021 If you live in the Great Lakes area and have never taken a cruise on the Carferry S.S. BADGER, you have missed out on a great experience. It’s just a four-hour ride between Ludington, MI, and Manitowoc, WI, and you can take your car…. Read more »


Welcome to our new blog page. My Blog Posts will be about my Marine Surveying business, but also about my writing. I started out writing books about my Marine Surveying career, such as WORLD TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF A SHIP’S MARINE SURVEYOR (I worked in over 60 countries), and also an Autobiography, telling how I… Read more »