Archive for January, 2012

“I wondered if God might not have gotten sick of watching that blizzard stir up so much trouble down on earth, and decided to just suck up the last of it into the Milky Way . . .”

A peek at HAVENWOOD TALES by D. J. Houston, Author

My father’s camaraderie with his able-bodied, Irish-minded brothers was a source of luck and light to the McAfee clan . . .

When the three Irish brothers teamed up for a challenge, it was “God between us and all harm.”

Anything was possible . . .


Family Wisdom – Mysteries of Snow”

Inspirational Stories – Life Journey – Mystery – American Literature Treasures

Copyright©2007, 2012 D.J. Houston. All Rights Reserved.


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New Year’s Eve had come and gone to the tune of Aunt Julia’s piano and a rousing Auld Lang Syne . . .

Our old house was almost done mourning the departure of its Christmas tree. Mama was back to baking for Birdie’s Kitchen and school had just gotten good and started again.

Then, on the 30th of January, a roaring blizzard slammed its way out of Canada like a bull shot loose from a rodeo pen and pummeled everything south of it from Michigan to Texas and east to the ocean . . .


“Valentine for Uncle Chester”

Photography by Anna Laura Livinal Belanger

Excerpts from novel HAVENWOOD TALES Beginnings

by Author D.J. Houston

Copyright©2010, 2013 D.J. Houston. All Rights Reserved.

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