Notes to Self

God, a Cow and an Elf; a conspiracy of truth

I was dressed in my elf suit on 2022’s cold Pennsylvania Christmas night. The house was full of happy guests enjoying a roaring hearth, carols spinning on the turntable, and a kitchen island looking very much like a sugar paradise. Laughter, banter, candles, and a beautiful reading of the Luke 2 story made for a Hallmark special.  Wonderful! I glanced downhill and then spotted one of the Angus cows in my pasture in apparent distress....

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Redeeming Anguish; this Dad’s Story

In the early hours of Saturday, April 2, 2022, I was awakened by a phone call. A chill surged through me when I saw the name "Brittany" (my daughter-in-law) on the glaring screen.I took a breath and answered. The strained voice on the other end said, "Will fell and is headed for brain surgery."Ten hours away, the world became a sudden blur. My son? Headed for brain surgery? My wife and I threw our things in the car and roared up a lonely North...

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News

News

2022 January Remembering Stardust available as pre-order. Release date scheduled for March 1, 2022 2021 November Final edits of new release, Remembering Stardust completed. Launch date approximately 3/1/22. July Final draft of Baker's next novel. Remembering Stardust is off to the capable hands of Mick Silva Editing. Approximate release date is November 2021. March The Pursuit of Leviathan, Ukrainian language edition released! 2020 March...

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