My Journey Begins Where the Road Ends
“Back to the simple earth” — Tom Conlan comes by his love of the land naturally, generations after a beloved grandfather worked and saved to escape Detroit and move north. Conlan inherited that longing; he reveled in his boyhood of treeforts, baseball, and Sloppy Joes, even as it was unfolding.…
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Conlan’s poignant reflections upon the vital role nature plays in all our lives will resonate with readers of all ages.
His journey tells a lyrical tale of an interesting life. The author grows from tree forts and baseball through college and peace marches in the turbulent sixties. Follow his journey to fatherhood and on to Alaska where he sails the Bering Sea and visits the Arctic Circle.
Then on to Caribbean Islands adventures with memorable characters adding to the fun. He returns triumphantly to the Great Lakes, where our protagonist becomes Captain of a Coast Guard Cutter sailing through more…
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