I found this book to be adequate.”

Lake Union Quarterly Bird Activity News Letter

“I thought it was good.”

Author’s mom

Not since Hemmingway have prose been so eloquently set to paper.  I don’t think I’m guilty of exaggeration when I say this might be the best book in the history of literature.”


“Now that you’re done with your book, could you fix the garbage diposal?”

Author’s wife

“I’ve never even heard of Lake Chelan.  Please stop emailing me.”