Cacoe thes scribendi..i am a scribbler on parchment who hopes you enjoy these scrambled thoughts and smile
Born in Stratford, Oklahoma and joined USMC at age of 17after graduating highschool in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Served in Vietnam from 1968 through 1970. This was first experiences at traveling and living outside US, in Vietnam, Guam, Japan and Australia. Attended Tulsa Junior College, Oklahoma University and Emporia State university.
Worked in construction until mid 1970's then in Geology and Geophysics field until 1985. Moved to Massachusettes and returned to construction field. Five years later moved to California living and working there for next twenty years. Now working as inspector for USA Corps of Engineers.
Spent 25 years as adult member of the Boy Scouts of America. Have collected fossils since age of ten and have many from all over the world. Was an avid coin collector for years U.S.A. and foriegn back to celtic times.
Extremely involved in ancestry research since 1970's and manages five seperate family trees on Ancestry.com.
Has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, North America, the Carribean and Pacific over the last 40 plus years.
Wrote first poems in late 1970's and early 1980's. Ocassionally wrote short stories and more poetry after that but made no attempts at publishing any of them. Shared only with friends or partners.
Moved to Northern Virginia in 2008 then deployed to Afghanistan during November 2009 through May 2010.curently back in WVA,MD and PA still working with US Army Corps of Engineers.
Living now in Martinsburg,WVA. Currently /editing second book a sequel to first book "Dusty".
Birth Place: Stratford, OK USA
Accomplishments: has earned many awards,etc. through service in military, BSA and past employers, none for writing unfortunately.
Maid of Maidstone by Budd Nelson
ocassionally you find what you want most when and where you least expect it
26 September 2013...
Iuka Rebel by Budd Nelson
Rufus was my great great grandfather and i am honored to be one of his decendants
26 September 2013...
Liberty's Reward by Budd Nelson
the third installment of the liberty series...
Liberty Rejoiced by Budd Nelson
the 4th installment in the Liberty series...
Liberty Realized by Budd Nelson
5th in the Liberty series...
Liberty Regained by Budd Nelson
the second story in the Liberty series. William Fowler becomes Pale Bear a Shawnee hunter....
Liberty's Call by Budd Nelson
William Fowler has come to the Virginia Colony but is unhappy with his five year service....
Dutch's Duck by Budd Nelson
the following story is true except for the actual names used. it is dedicated to a friend of mine from the 1970's whom i worked with and know the story to be fact. i had always enjoyed Duck's story i ...
Kueidu'ifr Vielse by Budd Nelson
the third chapter in the story of Bjorn and Blanaid of Jutland
30 June 2013...
The Elder's Angel by Budd Nelson
how do you know when the love is forever
June 20, 2013...
Kueidu'ifr Paris on the Seine by Budd Nelson
The second in series of stories about the Dane Bjorn and Gael Blanaid in the middle 800's
June 8, 2013...
Kueidu'ifr gone a viking by Budd Nelson
it is the mid 800's on the Jutland penninsula of Daneland
may 24, 2013...
Pax Quater by Budd Nelson
Seventh in the Pax series
May 13, 2013...
Pax Semper by Budd Nelson
the sixth in the series...
Pax Peracto by Budd Nelson
the 5th in the series of the Pax short stories of Pax in Pompeii in 77 AD...
Pax Fides by Budd Nelson
Fourth installment in the Pax series...
Pax Trimuverate by Budd Nelson
the third installment in the Pax series...
Pax Continuum by Budd Nelson
2nd in the Pax series of Pompeii...
PAX by Budd Nelson
Pompeii 77 AD ...
Christmas Bookends by Budd Nelson
the third of the Bookends tale...
Holiday Bookends by Budd Nelson
continuation of the Bookends story...
Pride by Budd Nelson
his life changed all around...
The Bookends by Budd Nelson
the way it should be when it is right...
Cicatriz by Budd Nelson
The story of a wanderer across the land without a guide....
Old Lobo by Budd Nelson
Family is all important in a natural world even if it doesn't exactly fit our human definition....
Treat, Hail and Cheer by Budd Nelson
November 13, 2013...
Pack's Pause by Budd Nelson
sometimes the missing is all consuming
sept. 11, 2013...
Distant Love by Budd Nelson
thoughts from Sept 9, 2013...
Naked Pink Ladies by Budd Nelson
August 20, 2013...
Blue Orchid by Budd Nelson
visions of August 9 2013...
Weeds by Budd Nelson
thoughts while enjoying a field unhampered by man
Into the Light by Budd Nelson
a sight and thought on this mornings light
june 11, 2013...
Light Without Light by Budd Nelson
even in the darkest not all is dark
June 6, 2013...
Rockman by Budd Nelson
a thought that got stuck in my head from a comment made a few times recently. maybe it should have stayed in my head lol .
june 5, 2013...
Good Morning Love by Budd Nelson
The way I see it it in my dreams.
June 4, 2013...
Private Prayer by Budd Nelson
Sorrow's Salt by Budd Nelson
a thought Saturday night that i couldn't do until today
april 15, 2013...
Cometh the Axe by Budd Nelson
just an old thought that creeped in yesterday
april 13, 2013...
Waiting for Love by Budd Nelson
a native version of waiting for your hearts desire
Eternal Love by Budd Nelson
the wonder of love in full bloom...
Lover's Stars by Budd Nelson
whether my muse be dream, or fantasy, or real. Only she and i know who we are and always shall.
My Okie Friend by Budd Nelson
After a conversation i had today this came to mind.
foundering by Budd Nelson
A memory from when i was 7-9, on a river near Lake Texhoma
Lap Top Lovers by Budd Nelson
One of those thoughts that comes from conversation sometimes 3-26-2013...
In the Shadows by Budd Nelson
just a thought 3-21-2013...
Love's Lightening Strike by Budd Nelson
March 13, 2013
it does happen...
Lover's Night by Budd Nelson
Remiss in Love by Budd Nelson
March 8 2013
when i do not say all that i should to whom i should...
Unwritten by Budd Nelson
Hiding in the Shadows by Budd Nelson
just one of those grey days waiting on the impending storm, 22-2-2013...
The Bookends published by Budd Nelson
The Bookends is being published in "The Path" magazines next issue....
publish of Silver Love by Budd Nelson
Silver Love to be published in an anthology in early 2013...
Old Lobo to be published by Budd Nelson
Old Lobo to be published before end of 2012...
Thornless Rose to be published by Budd Nelson
My poem Thornless Rose is to be published befor ethe end of the year.
The Ancient published by Budd Nelson
My short story "The Ancient" is to be published soon....
Dusty ebook released by Budd Nelson
The ebook version of Dusty has finally been released....
a rollicking western taking place in 1878 Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
first western novel "DUSTY" released in December 2011. The novel is a western that takes place in 1878 Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Currently working on second novel which picks up this story five years later.
three short stories have been published in "The Path" during 2012-2013 and a few poems published in 3 anthologies.
Three short stories have been published in "The Path" and a few poems now published in different anthologies.
short story "the Ancient" published in The