Author Archives: Michael

About Michael

Born in Quantico, VA. Went to high school in southern California, BA from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, MFA (writing and literature) from the U. of Montana. MDiv from San Francisco Theological Seminary, Graduate Certificate to teach English as a Second Language. Have six books of poems published. Have given workshops/readings/or taught at Wichita St. U, Friends U., Tuzla Medressa (Bosnia), U. of Latvia, Laisma Middle School (Riga, Latvia), plus several states in the U.S. Live now in Wichita, Kansas.

GARTH STRANGE WITH MORE ON COUNT ONE, ETC.

GARTH STRANGE HAS ANOTHER BLOG ON COUNT ONE, ETC. Today was beautiful here in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sunny and not too cold. Classes went well. I’ve done some writing of poems. I love my students, they are great. (I … Continue reading

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GARTH STRANGE ON THE SEASON OF ADVENT FROM BiH

Happy Advent from Bosnia and Herzegoviina!!  Last night, walking through downtown Mostar after taking the Bosnian language course exam (I was the last one to finish out of about 20 others – all 40 – 50 years younger than me!!), … Continue reading

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BLOG FROM GARTH STRANGE: What happened to count one?

BLOG FROM GARTH STRANGE: What happened to the first count?   It has been a mostly gray day here in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thanksgiving eve in the U.S. But something very interesting and important took place regarding this beautiful, … Continue reading

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BLOG FROM GARTH STRANGE: FICTION OR THEOLOGY??

FROM GARTH STRANGE October 30, 2017   I have a few moments to write my blog this evening from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. I have a lot of mixed thoughts. Over a week ago I went with the poet and … Continue reading

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STRANGE, OR MAYBE IT’S JUST FICTION!

This is Garth Strange, rubbing my eyes in the morning, a beautiful morning here in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. When I look out the window each morning, I am still surprised to see mountains out the window, they are beautiful … Continue reading

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STRANGE, OR MAYBE IT’S JUST FICTION!

STRANGE, OR MAYBE IT’S JUST FICTION!   #2   Welcome back. Today, my friend, Garth Strange, stopped by my office on the campus of Dzemal Bijedic University here in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. His computer was not working so he borrowed … Continue reading

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STRANGE, OR MAYBE IT’S JUST FICTION!

STRANGE, OR MAYBE IT’S JUST FICTION!  #1   01/10/2017   Welcome to the first installment of my blog (where did that word come from??) from Bosnia and Herzegovina. My name is Garth Strange. I came here with two friends of … Continue reading

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GAZA WAS “TREASURE,” NOW INFANTICIDE

According to the United Nations, one-third of the Gazans killed are children. Some in the international community are beginning to admit that the Israeli military is committing genocide and infanticide.  Every day, and sometimes hourly, Israel commits horrific violations of … Continue reading

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GENOCIDE

CNN’s star anchorman, Wolf Blitzer, recently asked Mark Regev, spokesman for Israeli PM Netanyahu, whether Israel planned to occupy Gaza for a long time. The question is shocking but not a surprise.  Neither the U.S. mainstream media nor the U.S. … Continue reading

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ANOTHER GIVEAWAY!!

For FREE!!!  I have set up another giveaway of my book of poems, VOICE OVER. I have 15 copies available for this giveaway, just go to goodreads.com and enter for a chance to win a copy of the free book. … Continue reading

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