Reflections of Ukiah began as four 12-page history sections, for the launch of The Daily Journal’s digital archive website, which is hosted by Heritage Microfilm at... More > http://ukiah.newspaperarchive.com.
Each section covered several decades, and included news articles and ads as reported by Ukiah newspapers, beginning in the 1860s.
That project grew into this local history book, with additional news stories as well as a selection of photographs from each time period.< Less
56 years ago Craig "Kaz" Kazynksi's father and uncle pulled a sunken Stephens motoryacht out of the Sacramento River in California and hauled it on the back of a logging truck up into the... More > Redwoods of Northern California for repairs, but for some reason the repairs were never done and up until this year, Kaz had never heard of the boat. Ride along with Kaz and crew as they search and locate the old yacht then face danger, peril and death once again in trying to bring the old boat back to civilization, in this, their fifth adventure of the series< Less
It's been 2 years since the Daddy-O ordeal, and Kaz is finding life boring. While applying for a job selling yachts with his friend Arnie, in San Rafael, Kaz sees a news story on the Tv that will... More > turn he and his crews life upside down once again. Could it be the Daddy-O adventure isn't over yet after all? Will their friendships survive yet another and perhaps the ultimate test??? Ride along with the crew again in this their sixth and maybe final adventure as they travel to the caribbean and back, the Dominican Republic and back and more . . . .< Less
This book is a detailed story of all my experiences, good and bad, and the adventures that I lived between 1985 and 1988, which was the longest period of time that I lived away from my family. At... More > the same time, it is a detailed description on the struggles to get to the USA.
This book is more of an example that doing things right and staying in school pays off.
Also, I hope that migrant students or perhaps any student in middle school, high school and even in college learn that nothing beats going to school and getting a degree.< Less