Author Archives: Gordon DeLand

About Gordon DeLand

Author, speaker, ex-Navy and ex-preacher and ex-several other things. Grew up in the wilderness of Madison County, New York State. Officially retired, currently residing near Dallas TX but have lived on all four coasts and Hawaii. Maybe someday I'll retire back to New York. But not yet.

Another Story for You

I do actually write. But other things have drawn me far away from this habit, this outlet. At the moment, I am enjoying a short break from the daily rush, and am publishing a few stories. Most of these were … Continue reading

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October is the Month

Change is in the air. Change of season from Summer to Autumn. Changes at the House. Changes in our Society. And hopefully some positive ones here at gordondeland.com. Change of SeasonThis is my writing season, first beginning in early July … Continue reading

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Micro Fiction

Its been so long since I updated, here’s some fresh fiction, just to prove I still write!  -*-*-*-  The Plague They wanted compliance,  so the Cure was mandatory. That turned out to be just the First Wave. I wouldn’t take … Continue reading

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…and a YEAR later…

Yes, it’s been a year. More than a year, actually. And quite a year it has been. For me, things have significantly changed. Work The old job ended. A new one began and ran just about a full year before … Continue reading

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October, Where Did You Go?

Am I allowed to be late two months in a row? Well, here I am, late. but… here I am! And here’s the news! Living Once again I’m catching up after the month ends. October was… interesting. I am about … Continue reading

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September is gone…

…so, I’ll keep this short and save the rest for later in October. Living September went faster than I anticipated. It is already gonegonegone.   It has been a month of unsettledness in my soul and it seems to be … Continue reading

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So that was February… and March… and most of April?

My how time flies! (he says tongue in cheek) The time has passed in stress and change and some fairly productive writing. But I let it pass without posting and that’s not a “best practice”! The ‘quiet’ was not due … Continue reading

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Distracted, but not Distraught

Distracted by Poison Plants So February is the month that seed catalogues come out, right? If you are a gardener you know this. Since my teen years I have been addicted to growing various ornamental and edible plants.  Little wonder … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day! (and advertising works… sorta.)

Happy Valentine’s Day Today is that day some singles dread. I’m ‘single again’ and dread only the amount of sweets I see on sale tomorrow. I don’t need that temptation. And as for the ‘romance’ stuff… it looks too much … Continue reading

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