The Best Gift

April 23, 2024

April 23, 1944 – Front line rifle companies at Anzio were seldom at full strength except by accident

For all of the rhetoric of combined-arms operations, it was the men who wore the crossed rifles on their collars, with the protection provided by an […]
April 22, 2024

April 22, 1944 — At the Anzio beachhead preparations for a breakout took on a febrile intensity

More than one million tons of materiel would be stockpiled at Anzio to supply the Fifth Army during the drive north to Rome. Engineers crushed stone […]
April 21, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary with a string of strong reviews

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse was released two years ago, on April 19, […]
April 21, 2024

Week One of my New Devotional: “What the Bible Says About …”

Many of you may remember when I was posting my “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” twice-a-day Biblical devotion in the remote past. For a number of years […]
April 20, 2024

April 20, 1944 — Enemy names given to the Germans on Anzio

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “Funny how nicknames change from one war to the next, and even during wars.”[1]
April 20, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary with the best review of all

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse was released two years ago yesterday, on April […]
April 19, 2024

April 19, 1944 — Adopted kids at Anzio

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “I’ve told you time and again about the dogs our soldiers have taken as pets and mascots. Running second to dogs, […]
April 19, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary and here’s what’s happened since release

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse is slowly making headway. The publisher sold out […]
March 6, 2022

SNEAK PEAK – Part One – The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

With the permission of my publisher, for the month of March, I’m giving you a SNEAK PEEK of the first four chapters of my latest book […]
May 17, 2022

Nice review of last fall’s book release: The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons

In the fall of 2021, I published the first book looking back at my family medicine practice years with John Hartman, MD, in Kissimmee, Florida (1985-2001). […]
July 13, 2022

Dr. Walt’s books are all on sale at Amazon Prime Day today

Prime Day is Amazon’s annual deal event exclusively for Prime members, featuring epic deals on top brands. It’s also an opportunity to pick up most of […]
October 22, 2022

Saturday Book Report – A sweet note about several of my books

A retired Ob-Gyn physician named Charlotte recently sent me a sweet note that I thought you might want to see: