Books and Community – Celebrating Diversity

On December 7th, I was honored to present my new book at the Watauga Public Library in Boone, NC. There were about eight of us total. That makes a great group for discussion. One of the challenges in promoting my book has been…well, promotion. What I really want to promote is well-being, community, and love. […]

Practice in a Time of Fear

“To practice the dharma is not about overcoming fear altogether or pretending that we are fearless; instead, it is to change the way we react to moments when we’re afraid.” ~By Dharmavidya David Brazier As we prepare for Halloween, it seems there are a lot of scary faces and pumpkins around.  I mostly chose fun characters […]

Pre-Order for autographed copies

My Debut Novel is now AVAILABLE Several people have asked about autographed copies. There are two different ways to do this. To pre-order copies and have me write you a personal note, you can click on the PayPal button now. This will take time because of the shipping time needed. Please be patient.   Another […]

Release of Debut Novel – October 19, 2017

My debut novel is now released! Release! Ahhh what a great word. Excitement abounds as I announce that my new novel is now available. It was released on October, 19. This date is special to me because it is the birth date of my maternal grandmother. She was a reader and the one grandparent who […]

Lightning Strike – on the loss of a relationship

Lightning Strike   Strike Me ​Lightning, Strike me, burn me to the ground. I hear you rumble and grumble behind the cloud – over the mountain. Show your face. I am not afraid of you or death. Death would free me from heartache. A lightning strike show the tragedy playing out in my soul. What […]