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Gambling, Girls, Guts & God!

Gambling, Girls, Guts & God!

How about a little “edge of your seat” reading this morning. Here is an excerpt from my unpublished memoir: Gambling, Girls, Guts & God! … Dice in hand, I went through my usual pre-throw ritual: lean over the rail and bounce them in front of me a couple of times. As I did, I yelled, […]

Limos, Lovers, Learjets & Lady Luck: A Precarious Day in the Life of an Extreme High Roller - "Catch Kevin" April 13, 2012

Limos, Lovers, Learjets & Lady Luck: A Precarious Day in the Life of an Extreme High Roller – “Catch Kevin” April 13, 2012

Listen below as I do an authors’ reading of Chapter 1 of my Memoir – Driven: Gambling, Girls, Guts and God CAUTION: For mature audiences only. It’s a heart-stopping, nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat chapter that reads like a fiction thriller. Only there is nothing fictitious about it. I should know, I lived it. Some say I should […]

Mark Haines and My Million Dollar Maniacal Moves

Mark Haines and My Million Dollar Maniacal Moves

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of my memoir, “Driven: Gambling, Girls, Guts & God!” In it, I reference the late Mark Haines and the Squawk Box crew, as well as the Fed chairman at the time, Alan Greenspan, and the ongoing bets as to whether he would raise or lower the Fed […]

Read an Extreme Gambling Excerpt from my Memoir

Read an Extreme Gambling Excerpt from my Memoir

With maximum bets on all the numbers, I found myself in a 3-T moment—Titanium Testicle Territory. “Come on, nine!” I shouted, as she hurled the dice again. “Four . . . the hard way,” was the call. “No way!” I shouted. “She hit the hard four?” She hit the hard four, the stickman confirmed. “Hell […]

My Time in ICU

My Time in ICU

Not long after that, on the morning of September 6, 1984, I found myself once again knocking on death’s door. Only this time, it happened after a night of romance and passion with a woman eleven years my senior. I’d often seen her on ladies’ night at a club in New Bern, North Carolina, and […]

Ch 6 -  DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God - Now Posted!

Ch 6 – DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God – Now Posted!

Yeah! I’m pleased to announce that Chapter 6 of “DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God” is now up. Like the previous five chapters, I’m sure this one too will challenge you, entertain you, and maybe even educate you here and there. If you haven’t read the previous five chapters, I strongly suggest you do so […]

Ch 6 of my Memoir to Post Soon! Here's a Small Excerpt:

Ch 6 of my Memoir to Post Soon! Here’s a Small Excerpt:

Here is a sneak peek at an excerpt of Chapter 6 of my memoir “DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God,” the whole chapter of which will be posted in the next few days. Be sure and read the first five chapters which have already been posted at CatchKevin.com “I was in the private jet business […]

Skydivers are Good to the Last Drop!

Skydivers are Good to the Last Drop!

In the spring of 1984, a penchant for living on the edge and a growing desire for adrenalin rushes led me to take up skydiving with two of my Marine buddies. A crash daytime course ended with our first static line jump from 3,000 feet. As we climbed to altitude in a stripped out Cessna […]

To All Military Personnel Past & Present!

To All Military Personnel Past & Present!

To my fellow veterans, my fellow Marines, and to all active duty personnel: I salute you on this day, a day that was made to commemorate you, your families, and all of our fallen heroes over the last two centuries. The fact that you put your lives on the line and often shed your blood […]

Attention Christians!

Attention Christians!

My theological postings are not an attempt to proselytize or persuade you, but to provoke you to challenge your own traditionally held beliefs on certain doctrinal issues, particularly pertaining to the rapture, the parousia, and the oft-misunderstood doctrine of Hell. I am neither a preacher, teacher, theologian, or Christian apologist. I am merely a sinner […]

"DRIVEN: Gambling, Girls, Guts, & God" Chapter 5 Posted!

“DRIVEN: Gambling, Girls, Guts, & God” Chapter 5 Posted!

In typical drill instructor fashion, he announced my offense: “Private Lehmann has decided he’s not tired enough to sleep. Apparently, because he’s a squad leader, he’s also taken the liberty to change the schedule for taps. So, to help this maggot get to sleep we will watch Private Lehmann perform twelve different exercises for five […]

Chapter 3 of  "DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God" Now Posted!

Chapter 3 of “DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God” Now Posted!

Here is an excerpt from my memoir “DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts & God” “He stopped, but not without first making it very clear that one word about the incident to anyone, and a rack attack would be all but guaranteed. A rack attack took place in the middle of the night and involved two cadets […]

"DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts, & God . . ." Ch 2 Now Posted!

“DRIVEN! Gambling, Girls, Guts, & God . . .” Ch 2 Now Posted!

After reading chapter 1, I’m sure you’re asking, “What in the hell could possibly make a guy live on the edge like that? I don’t blame you, but I think chapter 2 will definitely begin to answer the question. Like chapter 1, it’s not for the faint of heart, but for a different reason. Here […]

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