Adventure Awaits!

  • Recent Publications
  • Stand-Alone Books for Children
  • Kayla Montgomery Series
  • Books for Adults
Recent Publications
Stand-Alone Books for Children
Kayla Montgomery Series
Books for Adults
Looking on the Bright Side
After my husband read a recent column in which I described a low point in my writing career, (my presenting to an audience of two—an exhausted mother and an intoxicated man) he responded, “You’re looking at this all wrong. When the man slurred out, ‘That wuz’ just wonderful,’ he could have meant it. You should look on the bright side.” Look on the bright side. His words have stuck with me, and I’m trying, although it’s hard. Yesterday, I discovered that my newly released survival story is already available at a thrift store for a discounted price. It’s only a…
Saying Goodbye to Swinger
Think back to the first car you ever owned. Or the vehicle you used to take your family on a special vacation. When it was time to hand the key over to its new owner, did you get a twinge? Maybe this has also happened with a favorite bike or boat? Did you feel silly getting choked up as you told that “thing,” that mass of metal, screws, or plastic goodbye? My husband Frank and I are about to say goodbye to “Swinger,” a 1971 Glastron boat we’ve had for over 30 years. Frank has trailered it to Castle Rock…
A Chance to Save a Life
Chances are you’ve gone through a personal experience that started a whirlwind of events that changed your life forever. Mine came exactly one year ago when, knowing I was going to faint, I dropped onto my knees and lowered myself onto the Dells clinic’s carpeted floor. The receptionist saw me, got on the intercom, and said a code word that brought staff running. They elevated my feet, laid a cool cloth on my forehead, and took my cell phone to call my husband. Since it was Wo-Zha-Wa weekend, the Dells’ huge fall festival, he was parking cars for our Kiwanis…
}