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Fear and Faith

“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.” ― Paulo Coelho September of 2010 was a monumental month in my life.  I had shared an early draft of my screenplay Angel’s Perch with my partner, Kim, a few weeks earlier ...

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Better Late Than Never

My son had his first play date a month ago at the age of 10.  I know, it’s a little late, but he has autism, so the fact he wants to spend time with any of his peers is good news to his mother and me, something we’ve been waiting quite a while for. Most children start having play dates by the ...

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David Reading with Deighton

A Letter to My 1983 Self

In May 2013, my wife and I found ourselves back at the beginning of our marriage, driving the foggy serpentine roads which hug the central Oregon coast. We were there thanks to the good people at the Coos County Library who’d selected my debut novel about the Iraq War, Fobbit, as the ...

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