Always writing. For love of people, travel, and life.

Welcome! Happy you’re here. In these pages you’ll find stories that are slices of life—like warm blueberry pie, chocolate layer cake . . . or that soufflé that fell.

While life can be sweet, it’s also complicated. I write about relationships and what that four syllable word symbolizes.

Four syllable words describe my characters and their journeys.


the latest book.
Mischief Makers novel
the newest ebook.
short stories & essays.


A short story or two is always in the works. I have dozens of characters in line to audition. I also write novels. Mostly about families, friends, and the relationships in between.


My essays are about flowers, pencils, balloons. But really about memories, travel, and fears.


This is the most difficult genre to write yet I keep trying. Kids are smart. They know when you are talking down or covering up.

thoughts and reflections.

One Scary Thing

One Scary Thing

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”      Eleanor Roosevelt It's February! How are your resolutions coming along? For me, new habits are more likely to stick—the healthy kind—if started on a random day of the week in the middle of the...

In My Dog-ged Defense

In My Dog-ged Defense

My childhood was devoid of gerbils, hamsters, birds, or fish. Other than the photo below, I don’t recall owning a cat. And definitely—NO DOGS! As a preteen, I suffered through a sleepover that included a pony-sized Weimaraner. I learned that its house-rattling bark...

Pineapples! Grow Your Own!

Pineapples! Grow Your Own!

Years ago, my neighbor noticed my withering fuchsia and neglected Christmas cactus. With shame, I admitted my homicidal history with plants. She said, “Grow pineapples. They thrive on neglect!”  Lacking confidence, I bought the prickly fruit, cut off their tops, and...

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