Come Journey With Me is a collection of brutally honest short stories told with self-deprecating wit, that span the years of her youth in Iowa, nursing school in St. Louis, marriage to Don and a move to Colorado, then their return to Iowa where she lived, worked as a registered nurse, restored a hundred-year-old farmhouse, and raised her three children.
John F. Dresen began writing poetry a few months after the death of his beloved wife Phyllis. At first, he tried to write of his loss, but soon found solace in writing to his bride as though he were speaking to her as they had done during their twenty-nine years of marriage. With his characteristic wry humor, John writes, “I can just see St. Peter saying, ‘Phyllis, you’ve got mail!’ “
Also a sculptor, potter and artist, Nicholas delights in the joy of creativity. This is his first foray into writing and he picked the musical, historical genre because he is so comfortable with it. He has many instruments, but his favorite is the 1938 Gibson-built Kalamazoo that inspired this story.