About the Book
These are just some of the questions and thoughts you'll find in The Trumpet Vine Café. Gary Schilmoeller writes this collection of essays to celebrate family, nature and the many curious aspects of life around him.
Gary Schilmoeller grew up on a small farm in northwest Iowa. During his university studies and subsequent teaching career, he traveled to several Central and South American countries in conjunction with his professional work. After five decades of teaching, he retired as a Professional Emeritus in Child Development & Family Relations at the University of Maine. He continues to write letters and essays about people, places, and things he observes as he travels.