From Presentations Press
A NEW BOOK HAS ARRIVED, FROM TOM LEECH
Who among us does not have personal experiences with those small but important little buildings that go by many names – outhouses, privies, porta-potties, johns, loos, cans, crappers, thrones, and many more? And who has not heard or shared their own funny tales about those adventures?
WELL, HERE’S A NEW BOOK FULL OF HUMOROUS POEMS ABOUT THAT SUBJECT, FROM WELL-KNOWN AUTHOR TOM LEECH
“Never in my life did I realize there was so much to say about outhouses! From drunken damsels to a triad of escaped convicts to the outhouse adventures of Santa Claus, this book of poems is a delight. It transports the reader to another time and (odorous) place in a deluge of hysterical whimsy. I challenge you not to giggle.” Sondra Thiederman, Ph.D., Author of 3 Keys to Defeating Unconscious Bias: Watch, Think, Act”
AND HERE’S MY OTHER RECENT BOOK
Amusing and true tales from Rosie-the-Riveters to Rocket Scientists at a Major Aerospace Company
(that company is San Diego’s General Dynamics, also known as Consolidated Aircraft, Convair, Astronautics and more)
When retired employees gather for frequent gatherings, the funny tales fly back and forth. Here we assemble a whole bunch of those stories from people employed over 8 decades at this one major U.S. aviation and aerospace company headquartered in San Diego, California. At various times over 45,000 employees worked for this firm. The many amusing stories here come from operations, products and locations throughout the U.S. and frequent overseas assignments. These jolly tales will stir readers’ humor buttons from their own work experiences, whether retired or currently employed. And needless to say, those with aviation, aerospace and defense ties will find many fun stories they’ll readily relate to.
“Fun on the Job brought back memories of life at the “Rocket Factory.” We raced towards building planes and the Space Age with serious intent, but not without truly amusing stories. This book is flavored with the dynamics of exciting times and, is a “missile with a payload” of great entertainment. Reading the anecdotes, one can almost feel the pulse of the aeronautical industry of those years. (I’m still smiling!).” — Kay Quijada, 4+ decades at multiple GD assignments.
Beyond Tom’s two newest books, here’s info about his other books which enable you to:
- Achieve greater communication success (with advice from Wm. Shakespeare),
- Sharpen presentations capability, confidence and results,
- Have fun with Santa’s curious elves, a fun poetic tale to read to the kids and grandkids over the holiday season.
- Explore the amazing outdoors world of San Diego, California,
- Experience the tumultuous world of 1968 with Tom’s around-the-world travel adventures that year
The Curious Adventures of Santa’s Wayward Elves “For some ho-ho-ho holiday cheer, share this illustrated delight from Tom and Leslie — master and mistress of Christmas NOW — while cuddling near the fireplace or under some mistletoe. Très Bon!” PJ Adams
Say it Like Shakespeare: The Bard’s Timeless Tips for Communication Success (2nd edition Presentations Press) – *2014 International Book Awards Winner in “Business Communications/Public Relations” category (USA Book News Best Book Awards, May 2014). “I was constantly amazed at how the Bard’s words applied so well to the business world. Tom’s 2nd edition highlights many of these in a vivid and valuable manner. A must read.” Alex Sandie, President/Founder of San Diego Shakespeare Society.
And to watch Tom’s interview discussing his intriguing book “Say it Like Shakespeare” click HERE.
Winning Presentations is one of the two “Top of the Class” books from Presentations Magazine. Winner of San Diego Book Awards business & reference class.
“On the Road in ’68: A Year of Turmoil, A Journey of Friendship captures me. I find the travelogue interesting and refreshing as it reminds me of the many advantages of being an American traveling in the ’60s and even a few later decades.”
“Outdoors San Diego: Hiking, Biking & Camping is one of the most complete, easy to read outdoor guides on the market…a ‘must-have’ book for the hiker, cyclist and camper.”
Tom Leech, an author and travel writer who wears many hats:
- one of the nation’s leading presentations coaches and conference speakers
- a long-time nature advocate and former outdoors editor
- a well-traveled observer of culture, people and places around the world
Order Tom’s Books HERE