I felt like writing about something that has nothing to do with Vitiligo. Like many of us, we all wear diferent hats on different days. I became the UV Guy late in the last millennium when Randy Salter of Vitiligo Support International introduced me as the UV Guy as I was about to make a presentation on “What is UVB Narrow Band” at a joint AVRF/VSI Conference in Florida.
Anyway I digress, I do that a lot.
The reason for this post is to share with you that I did write a book with nothing to do with Vitiligo, UVB or any other part of my professional life. My daughter Amy (The “Am” part of Amjo) asked me repeatedly and more than once several times to sit down and write down some of the stories that I tell about my life. The thought was daunting and I procrastinated for many years until one Christmas when Amy gave me a book called “I Thought My Father was God.” As I read the first story entitled “The Chicken” I had an epiphany which is a fancy word for “brain fart”. Here’s the first story from the book “I thought my father was God” in its entirety,
I realized immediately that a book was the sum of its parts and I started writing chapters or stories one or two at a time and saving them on my hard drive. The stories began to pile up and then the job was simply to put them together into a compendium that eventually received the moniker “Travels with Taffy and other Tales”
More on the book can be found elsewhere on the web at www.TravelsWithTaffy.com. One can also find the book at Barnes and Noble and Amazon’s on-line book store.
Taffy was our Saint Bernard who traveled with us in our VW Camper in the early seventies.