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We’re looking forward to returning to two events in October 2012, that we have participated in before.
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And to read about some Great New Authors we have had the pleasure to publish!

I know I’ve been quiet for a while, but much has been going on.

I have been working with some authors through A Snowy Day Distribution & Publishing, so be sure to visit to see some other books Sal & I have been publishing!

However, some of my “works in progress” are still progressing well, so keep checking in for notice of new books on the horizon. 🙂

This whole week has been filled with birthday greetings and visits! I thank each and every one of you for your warm wishes!

Not to take away from all the friends and family with who I have had the pleasure of enjoying, the highlight of my birthday was Sal & I having lunch with our goddaughter, Beth Alice and her Mom & Dad!

We had a wonderful lunch and visit and received a family picture and a couple of pictures of Beth.

Here’s one…

We Love You, Beth and look forward to you being through with all of the medical treatments and returning to your normal routines.

Sal and I had a wonderful evening at the Salem, NH Barnes & Noble talking with The Windham Newcomers and Friends “Book Bites” Reading Group.

Sincerest thanks to Sandy and Dyan for inviting us to met with the reading group and to the Salem, NH B&N Community Relations Manager, Mary Ellen, for hosting this event!

We talked about LaRosa Chronicles, A Snowy Day Distribution & Publishing, writing, book titles, cover design, and so much more. If the store didn’t close at 10:00pm we might still be talking!

Windham Newcomers is a non-profit group whose ultimate mission is to promote social activities for women who are new in town, as well as established residents who would like to form new friendships and expand personal interests and activities. Sal and I truly feel we made many new friends at this meeting!

There is much more going on, including another private book club meeting this week, but I will save that for another day.

Here are a few pictures of some of our new friends from The Windham Newcomers and Friends “Book Bites” Reading Group!

Talk to you soon!


Sal and I hope you had the Merriest Christmas, the Happiest Holidays, and that you all have the best year ever in 2011!

Sal and I are thankful to all of you who made 2010 the best business year ever for my books and made A Snowy Day Distribution & Publishing have an amazing first year in business!

This week we have a couple of book club events. One in a private residence and one at the Barnes & Noble Salem store, which has been incredible to us! Sincerest of thanks to Mary Ellen for her hosting us three times last year and for hosting the upcoming Windham Book Club event!

I’ve been working on a re-write of YESTERDAY, TOMMY GRAY DROWNED. It’s the only book not yet available on Nook and Kindle, because we lost the electronic copy several years back. And I couldn’t see just typing in the existing content, since I believe my writing style has grown in the ten years since it was written. When it’s done we will publish it for Kindle and Nook and also re-publish it in print through A Snowy Day Distribution & Publishing.

I have more going on, but will save it for another day. I will get more postings done in 2011 than the last half of 2010. At least that’s my plan!

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Talk to you soon!

Sal and I hope you and yours had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

We shared ours with our children and grandchildren, which is enough to give thanks for, but we also were able to celebrate the 17th birthday of our grandson, Christopher!

The Saturday after Thanksgiving was the 17th Annual Winter Holiday Stroll, in Nashua, NH!. Sal & I have participated every year since it started!

The following Saturday was the Spirit of the Season Christmas Parade, in Manchester, NH. Mickey Blue Eyes, Sal & I marched with the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter. We handed out hundreds of candy-canes and homemade dog biscuits that Holly made. There were around a dozen dogs participating and everyone’s dogs were well behaved. We had an incredible time! This parade will be the 1st Saturday in December at 4:00pm again next year.

Here are just a few pictures…

Christopher blowing out the candles of his birthday cake, with his uncle  and cousin in the background.

There were over eighty groups in the Manchester, NH Parade. We marched with the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter. The Duhaime family carried the banner.

Here is Mickey Blue Eyes, anxious to go!

Here is Mickey Blue Eyes, around the halfway point. We were behind the NH Roller Derby group.

We stopped numerous times, for Mickey Blue Eyes to greet children along the route. She had a great time! And a great night’s sleep!


On November 18th, Sal and I were guests at the Bedford Women’s Club, Bedford, NH. We spoke to around seventy-five members about our novels and about A Snowy Day Distribution & Publishing. We had a wonderful time and I believe our visit was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

The Bedford Women’s Club was founded in 1905 as the Child Study Circle and has since served in the interest of community charities. In the early 1940s a scholarship committee was initiated and in 1949 the name was changed to the Bedford Women’s Club (BWC).

Today they enjoy a long history of many delightful women offering their time, talents, and energy toward the continuation of the organization and to benefit the Bedford, NH community.  

Here is a picture, left to right, of Terry, me, Sal & Jackie.

Here are a couple of additional pictures of all the bodacious BWC members.

Our sincere thanks to the Bedford Women’s Club for having us, and especially to Terry and Jackie for asking us to participate and making us feel at home!

For more information about the Bedford Women’s Club visit:

I thank each and every one of you who made this event, on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Salem, NH,  another success! This was the third Barnes And Noble sell-out event!
Thank you all for your support.

Sincere thanks to Mary Ellen for having us back at this incredible Barnes & Noble store in Salem, NH! You and the associates of this store made Sal and me feel right at home, again.

At this event the store also featured Summer And August, Father Sandro’s Money, Candy-Colored Clown, Spiderling and Piscatagua on Nook. Saturday, we had some customers purchase a Nook and our books on Nook!

Pass the word to anyone you know in the Salem, NH area; especially those who live across the border in MA. the Salem, NH Barnes & Noble store has the largest area dedicated the Nook and Nook accessories that we’ve ever seen! And there’s no sales tax in New Hampshire!


This time of year in New England we never know what kind of weather we are going to get; sometimes we get unseasonably cold and wet weather and other times we get unseasonably mild weather. This past weekend Cape Cod had perfect weather and incredible people visiting the Cape! I want to thank each and every one of you who made this event, on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at Yellow Umbrella Books in Chatham, MA,  a bodacious success! Eric is having us back at Yellow Umbrella Books on May 29, 2011, the anniversary of the release of SUMMER AND AUGUST!

We stayed at the SEADAR INN, in Harwich Port, MA, located at the Bank Street Beach on beautiful Nantucket Sound. It’s a beautiful facility, in a great central location, but what makes this place special are the people who run it! Our sincere thanks to Rosemary, Tom, Michael and Karyn, for your kindness and friendly manner truly makes staying at the SEADAR INN memorable! We made so many new friends while enjoying our breakfast, it was certainly the most pleasant atmosphere we can remember! Our memories will be savored.

Here are some pictures of this visit…

Here is the Seadar Inn. Our room was the one sticking out at the right.

Here is a picture of a lucky fisherman we watched take about 15 minutes to bring this fish ashore, in Sandwich, along the Cape Cod Canal.

This was a 42 inch Bass!

The last rose of summer.

Beautiful rose hips!

Seven more fishermen.

Getting some sun.

Robert Pomoroy rescue school (just kidding).

Coming in for a landing.

The perfect end of a perfect day!

I can’t wait until next Memorial Day weekend to go back!

This Saturday & Sunday September 18th & 19th we will be selling our books at the Cracker Barrel Fair in Wrentham, MA; with 20% of all proceeds going to the Wrentham Developmental Center on behalf of The Friends of Wrentham. So, if you’re able to come out to this incredible event you will not only have a great time, but in addition part of your spending will go to a worthwhile cause.

This is our second year participating and we’re really looking forward to it!

It’s at the intersection of Route 495 and 140 in Wrentham, MA.

See you there!

PS is selling e-books for Kindle, and sales are continuing to grow nicely, thanks to all of you spreading the word!
And to those of you buying the books on Kindle.

We have Five books of the LaRosa Chronicles now available as e-books on Kindle: CANDY-COLORED CLOWN; Spiderling, Piscatagua; Summer And August; And Father Sandro’s Money. The remaining two books should be on sale in the next month or two. Then we’ll be making the books available for Nook; the Barnes & Noble e-book reader.

Thanks for your continued support!