23 Apr, 2023

The Heartbreak of a Runaway

2023-04-23T15:39:55-05:00April 23rd, 2023|Categories: Relationships|

Recently I had the opportunity to help return a runaway dog to its heartbroken owner. Perhaps I overstate my role here, let me tell you the story.  To [...]

17 Mar, 2023

The Personal Touch….

2023-03-17T15:50:14-05:00March 17th, 2023|Categories: Relationships|

My first novel, A Better Next, was published in May 2019, my second novel, Finding Grace, in July of 2022 and my third, Behind the Lies, is in the queue [...]

13 Feb, 2023

Gestures of Love

2023-02-13T14:39:21-06:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: Relationships|

February is the perfect month to make a gesture of love. Get showy even! Flowers, Valentine cards, chocolate, and in my case home-made sugar cookies baked from my [...]

22 Jan, 2023

Her Choice

2023-01-22T13:48:27-06:00January 22nd, 2023|Categories: Relationships|

Early in this new year, I’ve been lucky to have a few library events to talk about Finding Grace. Added to the many interviews and events I’ve had [...]

10 Dec, 2022

The Thing About Small Towns

2022-12-10T14:08:34-06:00December 10th, 2022|Categories: Relationships|

“The nice thing about living in a small town is that when you don't know what you're doing, someone else does.” - Immanuel Kant, 1724-1804, German Philosopher. I [...]

18 Nov, 2022

Loathsome Mothers

2022-11-18T06:51:34-06:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: All about Books, Relationships|

By now, many have read Finding Grace, and have deep feelings about Caroline and her style of mothering. One of my early reviewers used the term “loathsome” to [...]

19 Oct, 2022

The Small Town Doc

2022-10-19T17:56:23-05:00October 19th, 2022|Categories: All about Books|

One of my early readers for “Finding Grace” asked me about the inspiration for the fictitious character Dr. Walt Riley, the family doc in Two Harbors, Minnesota, who, [...]

17 Sep, 2022

Desperate Teens

2022-09-17T11:25:40-05:00September 17th, 2022|Categories: All about Books|

Now that Finding Grace is out in the world and I am on the book circuit, I get questions that pull me back to the inspiration behind the [...]

18 Aug, 2022


2022-08-18T14:53:55-05:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: All about Books|

’Tis the season of betwixt and between. Dog days of summer with school around a distant corner yet. The Minnesota State Fair starts ten days before Labor Day, [...]

17 Jun, 2022

Father’s Day

2022-06-17T16:00:55-05:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: All about Books, Relationships|

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and for many of us the holiday brings memories of fathers long passed. My own Dad, a WWII veteran who went [...]

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