The Club You Never Want to be a Part of

“My greatest fear is that he’ll be forgotten.” That’s the first sentence of an article I came across about the unique challenges ‘young widows’ face. It’s a sentiment that has crossed my mind multiple times throughout my days, so much so that I force myself to do things so he won’t be forgotten. The irony […]

What Now? In the Wake of It All

I can hear it. It’s a delicate crunching sound, silencing everything else around me. I close my eyes and open my ears to a sound like the flutter of distant birds’ wings, or the landing of wet, heavy crystals as the snow accumulates on my hair and jacket. It’s like diamond dust that sprinkles down […]

Why I Don’t Ask Why

The 3 G’s–Grace, Guidance, Gratitude. I have clung to these fiercely over the past year. When you are sitting in an emergency room and being told, “Well what your husband has is like Bo Biden or Senator McCain,” your heart literally drops to the floor. Basically the resident “in training” is tell you your husband […]

A Cold Brook Movie, William Fichtner, and Finding Morgan

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you could help someone find closure, help them find their way home; a complete stranger they might be, but–would you help them? Now, what if I told you that complete stranger was a ghost, a spirit–would you help them or run in the other direction? Cold Brook, […]

Finding Morgan in the News

Months after Finding Morgan has come out in stores, it’s still being covered in the news, and it’s so great to see. The Buffalo News covered a story about Morgan’s life struggles and how they parallel real life experiences. While yes, I was a social worker in a previous life, I’m currently a writer/author and […]

Finding Morgan Ebook Sale, and Mark Twain!

Good morning dear readers. This past weekend was hot, humid, and a bit cloudy, however, it was a great weekend for reading our favorite books. I can officially say I have completed the Biography of Mark Twain (Mark Twain: A Life). A large volume indeed, it was a great read and Author Ron Powers does […]

Beers and Books

On June 28th, I did my first book signing at 12 Gates Brewery. What a great way to meet readers, answer some interesting questions about how I came up with the story and sign books.  A number of people took advantage of the free craft beer, and new readers purchased the book for their summer […]

Finding Morgan on the radio!

Good morning! It may be a soggy start to the week, but the sun is shining somewhere. Yesterday it shined on Finding Morgan; I was fortunate enough to be be a guest on the WNY@Work show, talking about the my book Finding Morgan. For listeners, it was a sneak peek into the process of writing […]

Finding Morgan highlighted on Channel 2 WGRZ

Finding Morgan was highlighted this morning during the “Books for Kids Drive.” The drive is a great cause that brings together the Erie and Buffalo Public Library, Project Flight, Wegmans, and other organizations to donate more than 2.4 million books to children and teens of all ages. You can learn more at www.buffalonews.com/booksforkids. Check out […]