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Honoring Sacrifice Duty

I am reflecting on this eve of what is most likely the most historical and important election in our lifetime, if not the nation’s history. Politics can be so divisive and difficult. I have strong beliefs on this subject, but my comments now are about something else. In my book the theme of duty and honoring your word is at the core of the story. ...Read More

Fathers Heroes Family

Labor Day today. Conjures up a number of things in my mind. Heroes who have done their duty as Fathers raising a family is what is on my mind on this day. Yes, heroes abound all around us. Police on duty each day protecting you and me, fire fighters who put their lives on the line to protect our homes and property and from time to time our pets, who have managed to get trapped in a hole in the ground or up a tree. ...Read More

The Bend is not the End of the Road.

Hello, I am Terrence Tuthill. The Bend has and is a labor of love for me. Yes, I always heard folks say things like, "One day I may write a book" but hearing this I figured that would not ever happen for me. Well, I was wrong. As a young boy growing up on the beaches of West LA, specifically Hermosa Beach California in the 1950's I had no clue as to what another family could be going through or dealing with just 20 miles from my home at the beach. ...Read More