Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt When I was a child and young man, I attended Catholic elementary and high schools, and even my first year of college was spent at a Catholic University, John Carroll, a Jesuit school. Throughout elementary school I was an altar boy. I went to...

What about all the changes?

I’m 76 years old now and over my life a lot of changes have occurred. Some of them are good changes, especially the advances in medicine, science, and the opportunities opened to minorities; the kinds of changes that better the human race and its intelligence. Many...

Mom, The Gold We Take For Granted

I am reposting my Mother’s Day bog, Mom, The Gold We Take for Granted as I do annually, because I have received so many positive comments about it.  Mother’s Day is just around the corner, but what does that really mean to us? Oh, we buy the cards, and say,...

Ridin’ the Rails

The next chapter of my adventure in Mexico is called Ridin’ the Rails. If you read my last blog, you already know how Dewey and I ended up in San Antonio, after hitch-hiking through Mexico. Once there, we walked around until we came to a Catholic church. The grassy...

My Adventure in Mexico

I have spent 32 years of my life as a criminal trial lawyer, 17 years a prosecutor and 15 as a criminal defense attorney. In the 14 years since my retirement, I have been writing mystery novels. Even though I have resisted the suggestion of my friends and family to...

Writing The Border Incident, a Sonny Kalup Mystery Novel

The Border Incident is my 5th mystery novel and was by far the most difficult to write. The subject intrigued me, but it took me out of my strike zone and I wasn’t sure how well I would do working on a subject I knew very little about. I spent my career in courtrooms...