Today I would like to share a brief excerpt from the Afterward portion of my unflinchingly honest memoir Ticket to Ride: The Promise of America. Enjoy!
I haven’t seen it all, but I’ve seen enough to know that patience, keeping your word, honesty, integrity, setting standards for yourself, saving your money, and always trying to better yourself are worthy goals, and you can benefit greatly by listening to your inner voice, and following your intuition—your heart.
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On Friday, June 13 Don Hussey attended a book signing at The Snug, a popular Irish pub in downtown Hingham, Massachusetts.
Hussey presented his two published works: Ticket to Ride and Chesapeake Station.
Ticket to Ride: The Promise of America is a gripping personal memoir originally written as a letter to his son, a U.S. Army soldier who was preparing for deployment to Iraq. Hussey wrote what he could given the constraints of time, then flew to Ft. Hood, TX and handed his letter to his son. Hussey recalls, “I arrived just as my son and the others exited the briefing room for the flight line where two C-130s awaited departure to Kuwait. He wasn’t expecting me, so it was an emotional moment for both of us. I pressed my letter into his hand and told him he could read all about me on the flight. Then we hugged and said good bye.” Continue reading