Reminders In Time

Life is a learning experience, a long and winding path from birth to death. It’s what happens in between that really counts. That path looks different depending on who is looking along it at the time, but we are all basically the same, all flesh and blood, all perfectly capable of changing that path to…
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A Real American Idol

According to the dictionary a hero is a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. My simple definition of a hero is someone who acts to help another with no thought for himself. On February 28, 1923, a baby boy was born to Clara and William Hartwig in…
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The Count Down

After a series of newspaper articles, about six months ago, I received an email from a company here in Sweden, asking me if I would like to hold a speech about my writing, my life, my charity work and my work with children. It was supposed to take place last November, although things didn’t quite…
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Gavin Hill’s First Time Speaking To America Via Skype

On our post Together Via Skype we spoke about Gavin’s first author Skype event with America. It was the first Skype event in the Litchfield, Minnesota community. Here is the video from that memorable evening. Gavin was answering a question about the characters in his novel, The Blood Tree.  Everyone in attendance was so happy…
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The Homeless And Down Trodden

Have you ever walked down your local main street on your way home from work or school, leaving your door to swing shut behind you, the cold battling on outside, without regard? Have you ever thought about the homeless and downtrodden, the ones who can’t swing a door shut and leave the cold outside? It…
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