The Unnatural Aging of Cheese is a collection of absolutely true humorous short stories that recount the painfully slow maturation process of one New Jersey slacker (nicknamed “Cheese”) as he transitions from wild party animal to mild-mannered parent and bumbling homeowner.
A third of all adult Americans know the pain of losing a parent, child, brother or sister. Author and nurse Susan Schoenbeck acknowledges the pain we suffer when a loved one dies, and shows us how to move beyond acceptance of the death to a place where we can communicate with our lost loved one, keeping the relationship alive.
Here we were, a bunch of long-haired guys in T-shirts and Levis stumbling around the stage, attempting to plug electrical equipment into the wall sockets and saying ‘testing’ over and over. But the drinks were cheap and the audience didn’t seem to care. The party was just getting started.
Sir Francis Drake is freely conceded to be one of the greatest of all English seamen by world historians. Controversy and conflicting documentation have surrounded Drake’s voyage up the Pacific Coast of North America, but author Donald Viles’ sea background enabled him to solve an ancient archeological mystery at Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain.
Germany was defeated and World War II officially ended on May 5, 1945. The people of Czechoslovakia took the opportunity to end the Germanism in their country and an uprising of Czechs against all people of German descent began. Arrests of thousands of German citizens took place. Many were tortured and killed on the spot…Three and a half million Germans were removed from Czechoslovakia that year. The family of teen-aged Elga Marianne Fuchs was among them.