My Secrets for Staying Sane During the Holidays

  The other day I walked into Costco, took a look at the crowd, and turned right around. Crowds stress me out. Traffic really does me in. During the holiday season I have be extra careful because it doesn't take much to push me overboard. The way I know I'm getting...

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Saving Faith

Early this morning, on my walk, I paid attention to the throng of traffic headed towards the high school. I thought about those teens in their cars racing to school. I thought about the burdens they carry. Were they late? Had they just had an argument with parents?...

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Finding the Upside of Down Wins Awards

  In my last post I told you my book Finding the Upside of Down was a finalist for the Colorado Independent Publishers Association EVVY awards. Well guess what? I won a merit award in one category and a third place in another. It was a fun night. A couple hundred...

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It’s Almost Here!

******Update to this post: It's here. Order now! After five years of research and writing, my book is almost ready. The topic is postraumatic growth (This is NOT the cover)   The book has been written, edited multiple times, a cover has been created, and the interior...

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Books I Read in 2017

  The last few years I read roughly 60 books. This year I only got through 50. Maybe it's because I'm busier with my little granddaughter. Or perhaps because I'm finishing my own book about Post Traumatic Growth that will be released in February. I was pleased with...

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