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 [...]

15 May, 2022

Period of Adjustment

2022-05-15T12:25:16-05:00May 15th, 2022|Categories: All about Books|

Life is full of surprises these days, and change can be exhilarating as well as challenging. But it is constant. Spring finally arrived in Minnesota and lasted just [...]

16 Apr, 2022

And So It Begins

2022-04-16T14:13:18-05:00April 16th, 2022|Categories: All about Books|

It doesn’t actually feel like spring in the Northland, but the first oceangoing vessel of the 2022 maritime shipping season arrived April 15th in the Port of Duluth-Superior [...]

15 Feb, 2022

Cover Story

2022-02-15T16:16:20-06:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: All about Books|

The time has come to introduce you to my second novel, Finding Grace. The drama of a cover reveal is a moment to be savored; I have been [...]

10 Nov, 2021

The Gales of November

2021-11-10T12:28:11-06:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: All about Books|

Lake Superior is on my mind…Today, the 46th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald will be marked by the annual memorial service held at Split Rock [...]

18 Aug, 2021

August is for Thrillers….

2021-08-18T10:35:40-05:00August 18th, 2021|Categories: All about Books|

No contest really….I choose escape this month! With unending news reports of a screaming Delta variant, climate change weather warnings, images of an inglorious end to a twenty-year [...]

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