My Summer Reading Was AWESOME!

For some reason this summer was less busy than those in years past.  I had more time for myself than ever and I spent a great deal of time on my back porch, with my sweet puppies, reading many, many books. This picture doesn't include those I listened to on Audible --   Or those … Continue reading My Summer Reading Was AWESOME!

The Power of Author Talks

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to hear Patrick Phillips, author of Blood at The Root, speak locally last week.  I did not grow up in the community I now live and teach in and when I moved here 25 years ago, I was told the very basics of its history -- there was … Continue reading The Power of Author Talks