Grandpa John’s Journal
By John Lawrence
Since retiring in 1997, John Lawrence has been a reporter for his local newspaper for more than fifteen years and some of his more contentious articles are included here.
Mr. Lawrence has been writing his journal for more than fifty years. This collection of his works contains many of the children’s stories he wrote for his grandchildren. His stories feature their personas and vary from whodunits to little league baseball.
Additionally, Mr. Lawrence has included significant moments in his intriguing biography, beginning with his own immigrant father. The untimely death of his mother at a relatively young age left an indelible mark and his writings reflect the trauma.
There are also samples of Mr. Lawrence's poetry - both humorous and pithy, together with examples of his thought-provoking philosophical stories.Far-out science fiction lends some variance to your experience while reading this interesting little book.