Time was when Jimmy had been the cook at Welsh's ranch, and had had it all his own way in the greasy adobe kitchen. But that was before Ben Welsh's last round-up. Since then his widow had been obliged to turn part of the cattle-ranch into a boarding camp for invalids; the part that lay in a narrow strip along the desert. Health-seekers paid better than cattle or alfalfa she found. Many things came in with the new administration. Matsu was one of them, in his white chef's cap and jacket. The spotless linen was a delight to the boarders, but to Jimmy, deposed to the rank of hewer of wood and drawer of water, it was the badge of the usurper. Naturally enough his jealousy took the form of making Matsu live up to his linen, and he watched him like a cat for the slightest lapse from cleanliness.
A few final remarks from me. I had intended to write down a few thoughts as bullet points, by hand. Loving advice from a father to his children. One day, after all, he won't be there any longer. Just one or two suggestions, and tips on how to take charge of their lives. But my bullet points turned into lines. And each line became a page, and the pages were transformed over time into a book. The book is called On the Highway of Life, and it is a self-help guide for teenagers and young adults. Easy to understand, open, honest, and timeless in its approach, it aims to support those individuals who need to establish their priorities in life. Its author is a husband and a father, in the middle of his life, writing about life, for life! Born 1971, in Halle an der Saale (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany) Background in agriculture, as trainee, student, researcher and now professional Husband and father, friend and author
This is the author’s second book of poetry. If she had created a ‘bucket list’, this would have been on it. Her love of poetry began at an early age. She was required to learn different poems in elementary school, and by the seventh grade, began to write her own poems. Many of her poems have come to her at night when she has retired for the night, so she keeps a pen and tablet close by to capture the words on paper. Her love for her Savior, Jesus Christ, shows in many of her poems, along with her love for her fellow man. There are some poems that are just for fun and to put a smile on the reader’s face. Her hope and desire ae that if just one person is touched by her poems and finds themselves seeking ‘The Way’, then her poems are doing their job and she will have succeeded in her goal.