Welcome!


Thanks for stopping by. After a career that’s included the Air Force, Federal Government, and being a small business owner, I am now writing full time. I’ve written for my own business blogs, as well as for others’; and have written business-focused books in the past, so I’ve always been writing in some form.

Now I’m thrilled to be switching gears away from business writing to focus on family history stories, memoirs, short stories, and poetry.

This site is where I’ll sort through my writing ideas and anything else writing related that inspires me.

If you want to check out my blog about the women in my family tree, head to my Women Who Gave Us a Legacy of Strength blog.


Blog Posts

  • Love, A Friend

    April 7, 2020 by

    Our street has quite a few kids thirteen years old and younger. Most of them are using their newly found free time for riding bikes, creating chalk art on the sidewalk, and playing tag. Two girls, probably 7 and 8 years old, who live in the house at the apex of the cul-de-sac circle, have… Read more

  • How I’m Using Dragon Anywhere to Write More

    April 1, 2020 by

    Now that I’m in my groove of writing, my old carpal tunnel issues are resurfacing on my right hand. On a good day I had been writing up to 3000 words. But with the pain in my fingers, wrist, and forearm I just couldn’t keep up that pace.

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