Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina on the morning of September 14, 2018 and caused wide spread devastation in both North Carolina and South Carolina.  Parts of Florida and Virginia were also heavily damaged.  The first death attributed to Hurricane Florence occurred on September 11, 2018, and the storm went on to claim … Continue reading Hurricane Florence


Georgia, a safe haven during Hurricane Florence

I’d like to say thank you to the people of Georgia. Everyone who spots our North Carolina license plate, our UNC/NC State shirts, or hears us listening to updates about our community being effected by the storm has been so comforting and welcoming. It usually starts off with, “did you evacuate because of the storm?” … Continue reading Georgia, a safe haven during Hurricane Florence

Memorial Day 2018

Happy Memorial Day. Thank you to all the men and women who gave their lives in service of our great nation. You and your families are on our minds today as we honor the sacrifice you made.

Memorial Day

Please take a minute to think about the one's who fought overseas but didn't come home. Think about their mothers, their fathers, their brothers and sisters. Think about their kids and their spouses. We spend a few minutes thinking about the ones who lost their lives once a year. These family members think about their … Continue reading Memorial Day

A Different Perspective

  It's been a long time since I blogged about my personal thoughts.  I wanted to talk about something that's been on my mind for years and years and years!  I am very interested with the other side and their perspective.  What am I talking about?  I'm talking about how enemies see us. Let me … Continue reading A Different Perspective

PRP3 The Author, my social media pseudonym

My name is Paul Russell Parker III.  I decided not to use a pen name when I became an Author.  I want to put my own name on my own work.  I'm proud to have written books.  It's one of my top accomplishments. The problem is that I have such a common name!  There have … Continue reading PRP3 The Author, my social media pseudonym

eReaders and Paperbacks

I have spoken to many people about their reading platform of choice.  Many traditionalists prefer paperbacks and even the occasional hardback to eReaders.  Reading apps on smartphones?  Blasphemy.  Hard copies don't need to be charged.  Paper doesn't need batteries. eReaders and phone apps can fit in your pocket.  Others take up minimal space in your … Continue reading eReaders and Paperbacks

PRP3 The Author, the book writer

This is going to be a short post.  I'm proud to share that I have four published books (3 novels & 1 novella).  I just started another Novella, and have the plot lines done for two other book series of different genres...  I'm excited to get writing!  The bad thing is, writing is labor intensive. … Continue reading PRP3 The Author, the book writer