Description : Tom Murphy, and his family, lived in Buffalo NY. At various times he was employed as a landscaper, appliance salesman, insurance agent, real estate developer, and civil servant. He worked for, and with, some of Buffalo's most noted, and controversial business and political figures, including Joseph N Desmon, Harold Farber, Robert J Bradley, Philip B Schwab, Edward H Cottrell, as well as Frank Sedita, Stanley Makowski and Jimmy Griffin. Murphy loved each and every job, and yet he always found time to laugh and to play with friends and family.
Description : “A conspiracy is everything that ordinary is not. It is the inside game, cold sure, undistracted, forever closed to us. Conspirators have a logic and a daring beyond our reach. All conspiracies are the same taut story of men who find coherence in some criminal act.” Don Delillo Author of “Underworld” “Slurry Seasons” is the quasi-fictional story of two young men who come to Buffalo NY in 1926 in order to escape the arduous farm work and boredom of their Michigan home. They discovered in Buffalo a netherworld of deceit, deception and corruption and they prospered in their new environs during most of the next fifty years.
Description : Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has purpose, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. George Bernard Shaw In these essays the author, having gained experience through a remarkable series of diverse occupations and associations, provides his seasoned, is sometimes acerbic opinions on matters of faith, morals, politics, the national economy, foreign affairs and family values.Some of the opinions echo Albert Camus's observation, "The struggle is endless and futile, but engaging in the struggle is what makes one human".
Description : Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines "mists" as Water in the form of particles floating, or falling in the atmosphere at or near the surface of the earth; Something that obscures understanding; a film before the eyes; a fine spray; a drink of liquor served over cracked ice. Within these covers, I believe that you'll find a little bit of all of the above.